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Border agency attacked over 'inaccurate' data

22 November 2012 Last updated at 07:47 GMT

UK Border Agency officials (UKBA) have been accused of supplying inaccurate information to Parliament about the backlog of asylum cases.

A report from the chief inspector of borders and immigration found significant failings in the agency's handling of unresolved cases.

John Vine said MPs had received incorrect assurances about the progress of the work.

A Home Office spokesman said it was turning around the "troubled" agency.