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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
Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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