Reducing Net Migration Factsheet – May 2024

The UK has experienced high levels of immigration in recent years. Last year resulted in over 95,000 people immigrating to the UK through our various schemes for those seeking sanctuary. Recent rises are also the result of more students and …

Scottish Prevent duty guidance factsheet

What is the Prevent duty?  The Prevent duty was established by the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and places a duty on specified authorities such as education, health, local authorities, police and criminal justice agencies (prisons and probation) to have …

Windrush Schemes Factsheet – March 2024

We are determined to put right the terrible injustices faced by some people from the Windrush generation and the wider Commonwealth, which happened under successive governments. The Windrush Scheme ensures members of the Windrush generation can get the documentation they need to …

Media factsheet: eVisas  

Overview  eVisas are a key part of delivering a border and immigration system which will be ‘digital by default’ by 2025. This process is already underway, and millions of people in the UK who applied for their visa through the …

Windrush Schemes Factsheet – February 2024

We are determined to put right the terrible injustices faced by some people from the Windrush generation and the wider Commonwealth, which happened under successive governments. The Windrush Scheme ensures members of the Windrush generation can get the documentation they need to …

Operation Temperer Factsheet

What is Operation TEMPERER? Operation TEMPERER is a joint contingency operation to provide military support to the police in extreme national emergency circumstances, such as surge support for a major domestic terrorist attack or threat. Defence personnel will always be …

Operation Temperer Factsheet

What is Operation TEMPERER? Operation TEMPERER is a joint contingency operation to provide military support to the police in extreme national emergency circumstances, such as surge support for a major domestic terrorist attack or threat. Defence personnel will always be …