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Home Secretary

Brit Government short for Secretary of State for the Home Department; the head of the Home Office
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Shadow home secretary Andy Burnham said there was a "broad acceptance" that a new law was needed.
But by 31 October she was gone after it emerged she dined five times with former Home Secretary Lord Brittan in 2008-2012.
When contacted home minister Balochistan Mir Sarfraz Bugti said that the letter has been written by home secretary and he has not been taken into confidence.
In a clear sign of ministerial frustration at the mounting political damage to the Government, the Home Secretary said she was considering stripping HM Passport Office (HMPO) of its agency status and bringing it under direct Home Office control.
She said: "We've seen the Education Secretary apologise, the special adviser to the Home Secretary resign, but we've so far heard nothing from the Home Secretary even though it looks pretty clear that she has breached the ministerial code by writing and then authorising the publication of this letter.
The view is that the Home Secretary is becoming a semidetached part of the operation.
Shadow Home Secretary Ms Cooper said the Government's policies "brought these two terror suspects back into contact with their old networks, who could help them disappear and made it easier for them to run off".
Sources say Goswami's appointment was rushed as Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was keen to get rid of the previous home secretary, R.
The Home Secretary said that safety of the people was top priority of the government and in this regard special security arrangements have been made particularly in all the sensitive areas.
Goswami is appointed as OSD in the Ministry of Home Affairs in the rank and pay of Secretary with immediate effect and till the date of his assumption of charge as Home Secretary.
However, the Home Secretary said plans to bring in compulsory severance across all ranks will be held back for further negotiation.
Barry Coppinger, Cleveland's police commissioner was among 41 who met the Home Secretary yesterday.