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May accused of report 'cover-up'

Home Secretary Theresa May has been accused of a "cover-up" after she used legal powers to keep parts of a critical inspection into UK border controls secret.

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Keith Vaz criticises border report redactions

Keith Vaz, chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, has criticised Theresa May's decision to edit out the sections of the borders report dealing with the 'Lille Loophole'.

Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee Keith Vaz. Credit: Press Assocation

He said: "I am concerned that the Home Secretary has decided to redact part of the findings related to the 'Lille Loophole', despite John Vine finding that some were still able to reach Britain using this method.

"The committee has been assured in the past that the loophole would be closed. The withholding of information prevents us from properly holding the Border Force to account."

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