The UK Border Agency, which has been trying to cut a backlog of 450,000 asylum cases
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UKBA attacked over 'inaccurate' data given to MPs

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.

June Kelly reports.

  • 22 Nov 2012
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