UKBA urged to resolve backlog

Chief inspector of the UK Border Agency John Vine has made the following recommendations to the UK Border Agency:

  • Routine checks against police records.
  • Ensuring that accurate information is given to the Home Affairs Select Committee.
  • Making a public commitment to resolve the backlog within a certain timeframe

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UKBA's 'backlog of 100k letters'

UK Border Agency (UKBA) staff dealt with a backlog of immigration cases so inefficiently that at one point 100,000 pieces of post were unopened, a report said today.