Personal data on thousands of prisoners is lost
A memory stick containing sensitive personal data of thousands of persistent offenders has gone missing, the government admitted yesterday, in the latest of a series of data security blunders.
Yarl’s Wood child detainees suffering emotional damage, report says
Children who spend a long time at the Yarl’s Wood detention centre are being emotionally damaged, an official report published today has concluded.
Ageing Britain: Pensioners outnumber under-16s for first time
For the first time, the UK has more people of pensionable age than children under 16, the Office for National Statistics revealed yesterday.
UK sees drop in Europeans seeking work
The number of eastern and central Europeans registering to work in the UK has fallen to the lowest level since their countries joined the European Union four years ago, according to Home Office figures published on Thursday.