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New Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

New Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

David Bolt, the new Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, started work on 1 May 2015. It is now quite some time since John Vine stepped down, and since any report was published.

The last sentence of the announcement rather jumps out:

Prior to 2001, for 25 years Mr Bolt was a member of the Security Service, serving in a range of operational and policy roles, from Executive Officer to Director.

Is this the man to publicise and uncover government failings?¬†Maybe we will find out, maybe we’ll never know.

Colin Yeo
A barrister specialising in UK immigration law at Garden Court Chambers in London, I have been practising in immigration law for 15 years. I am passionate about immigration law and founded and edit the Free Movement immigration law blog.

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