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Deportation targets in the Home Office: a long and troubled history

Boswell, Christina (2018) Deportation targets in the Home Office: a long and troubled history. British Politics and Policy at LSE (02 May 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

While the government has apologised for the treatment of Windrush citizens, Amber Rudd has resigned over her lack of knowledge about the Home Office's removals targets. Christina Boswell provides some context to recent events. She concludes that although deportation targets are a problematic tool of performance measurement, the culture that exists within the government makes it very difficult to go without it.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2018 08:26
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 23:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/89968

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