Government Departments: Staff

House of Lords written question – answered on 15th January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Marlesford Lord Marlesford Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether non-British passport holders are eligible for employment by the Home Office on duties connected with immigration control and the security of United Kingdom borders.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Home Office Policy on non UK national appointments is governed by the Nationality Rules. These are a matter of public record at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/307925/nationality-rules_amendedjh101213.pdf

All posts involving border control or decisions about immigration are deemed reserved posts for UK nationals.

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