News story: The Borders and Immigration Inspectorate is 10 years old

MoD_RSS

War Hero
Since its inception in 2008 the ICIBI has published over 130 inspection reports and made more than 800 recommendations for improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the asylum, immigration, nationality and customs functions for which the Home Secretary is responsible.

Over the years, ICIBI has made changes to its ways of working to improve its own efficiency and effectiveness. These have included shortening the inspection timeline to ensure reports remain current, introducing re-inspections to check on progress in implementing recommendations, and creating a 3-year Inspection Plan to provide a better sense of the overall shape and range of ICIBI’s work programme, how planned inspections fit together thematically, and to signpost when particular topics will be examined.

At the outset, ICIBI produced a set of inspection criteria for inspectors to follow. This was last updated in 2013 and has served ICIBI well. However, some of the current 10 inspection criteria are relevant only to certain types of inspection, and this can create confusion about which ones are being applied and which are not in particular cases.

Partly for this reason, but primarily to make best use of the wealth of knowledge and experience ICIBI has gained over the past 10 years about the key factors that affect the efficiency and effectiveness of all asylum, immigration, nationality and customs functions, I am replacing the inspection criteria with a list of ‘expectations’.

These expectations will form the starting point for all future ICIBI inspections. Inspectors will look for evidence of, and test each of them, before examining any additional areas that are specific to the inspection in question.

The expectations are intended to be helpful not just to ICIBI inspectors, but also to the Home Office and others responsible for delivering these functions, as well as to anyone who encounters them and to other stakeholders. To that end, they are written in plain English, and no specialist knowledge of the borders and immigration system or of inspecting is required to interpret them.

David Bolt
Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Continue reading...
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
MoD_RSS News story: Call for evidence: An inspection of the handling of complaints by the Home Office’s Borders, Immigration and Citizenship System (BICS) MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Appointment of new Permanent Secretary at Defra MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: HMCTS legacy notification service – meeting summary 18 June 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Individuals to be protected from 'devastating impact' of problem debt MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Home Office set to introduce fees for Section 5 firearms licences MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, accompanied by FCO Minister, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, visits Lebanon MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Ofqual response to Pearson update on A level maths breach MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Head of Government Digital Service to take on new role MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Treaty on voting rights signed with Luxembourg MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Health and Safety Manager - MAIB, Southampton MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Inspection work in progress MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Chinese market access gives a multimillion pound boost for British beef MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Inspection report published: Inspection of Country of Origin Information, January 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Home Office allocates £35 million to police forces for violence reduction units MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Climate change tops agenda at Flood and Coast Conference 2019 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Illumina’s takeover of PacBio raises competition concerns MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: New videos to help learner drivers improve motorcyclist awareness MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Listeria cases being investigated MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Tenth Economic and Financial Dialogue held between the UK and China MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Restrictions to be extended on products containing plasticising chemicals MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Big boost for tiny tech MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Government publishes details of immigration advisory groups MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: RAF Typhoons scramble to intercept Russian fighters as part of Baltic Air Policing Mission MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Michael Walker appointed to FSA Scientific Advisory Committee MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: ODP events MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Progression MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Response MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: A Brilliant Civil Service, a Brilliant ODP MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: A great place to work MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Development MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Learning and development MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: The Surge and Rapid Response Team (SRRT) MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Effective Leaders MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: ODP on social media MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Talent Management MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Career Framework MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Apprenticeships MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Qualifications MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: About ODP MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: ODP rebrand launch MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Community MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Skilled People MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Improved Outcomes MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Military personnel receive over £4million in extra cash to protect them from Scottish tax hikes MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: New measures to support disadvantaged children in schools MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: New global resettlement scheme for the most vulnerable refugees announced MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: CMA to research Scottish legal services market MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Partner with Singapore on disruptive projects: apply for funding MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Five Trustees appointed to the British Library Board MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: DASA Download: Achieving exploitation from innovation MoD News 0
Similar threads


















































New Posts

Top