Yearly Archives: 2009

Independent chief inspector of the UK Border Agency launches first annual report

The Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency (UKBA), John Vine CBE QPM, has today published his first annual report since being appointed to the role by the Home Secretary. This report documents progress made since the creation of ... published December 15, 2009

John Vine visits Portsmouth Ferry Terminal

The Independent Chief Inspector was recently invited to visit the Portsmouth Ferry Terminal by port manager Phil Gadd. While on site, John Vine had a look at plans for a new terminal and was able to see firsthand a UK ... published December 10, 2009

The Chief Inspector visits the National Document Fraud Unit based at Heathrow Airport

On Monday 23 November 2009 the Chief Inspector went on a fact-finding visit to the National Document Fraud Unit based at Heathrow Airport. The specialist unit has been operating for 35 years and is home to a team of UK ... published November 25, 2009

Mark Voce, Assistant Chief Inspector visits Refugee Council session in Brixton

As part of the ICIUKBA’s ongoing commitment to a delivery-focussed inspection programme on asylum, Assistant Chief Inspector Mark Voce and his team visited the Refugee Council in Brixton last week. It was an excellent opportunity for Mark and his team ... published November 9, 2009

MP’s Surgery – November 2009

In early November Portcullis House was the venue for a MPs’ surgery held by John Vine as part of his current focus on asylum. Led by Assistant Chief Inspector Mark Voce, the inspectorate is undertaking a thematic inspection of asylum, ... published