UK former borders chief 'catastrophic leadership failure'

A group of MPs has launched a scathing attack against the head of Britain's tax office for her "catastrophic leadership failure" when she was in charge of the country's border controls.

Former UK borders chief, Lin Homer
Former UK borders chief, Lin Homer Credit: PA Wire

The Home Affairs select committee said it was "astounded" Lin Homer was promoted to the £180,000-a-year role of Chief Executive of HM Revenue & Customs after her performance during the five years she spent at the top of the UK Border Agency (UKBA).

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UK former border chief 'failed'

A group of MPs has launched a scathing attack against the head of Britain's tax office today for her "catastrophic leadership failure" when she was in charge of the country's border controls.