PC&PE: In the Home Affairs Committee's third report of the year into the Work of the UK Border Agency, it criticises the 'Agency' for failing to deport more than 600 Foreign National Prisoners who were released between 1999 & 2006 are still in the country and for failing to clear the ever increasing ‘controlled archive’. At the current rate it will take a further 4 years to close all cases.
MoJ: Harmondsworth had ‘managed to maintain standards despite doubling in size, but significant improvements were still needed in some areas’, said Nick Hardwick, Chief Inspector of Prisons, publishing the report of an unannounced inspection of the removal centre near Heathrow.
MO: Met Office research suggests industrial air pollution is largely responsible for changes in the temperature of the Atlantic Ocean which are linked to drought, flooding and hurricane activity.
WAG: The latest report published by the Welsh Government on local authority municipal waste management shows that for the second successive quarter people have recycled 49% of their waste.