Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

Session 2007-08, 10 January 2008

The work of the Border and Immigration Agency

CEO of UK Border and Immigration Agency called to give Evidence to Committee.

The Chief Executive of the UK’s Border and Immigration Agency, Lin Homer, will appear before the Home Affairs Committee to answer questions on a range of current issues arising from and affecting the Agency’s work.

Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP, Chairman of the Committee, said:

I am pleased that we will be able to question the Chief Executive of the UK’s Border and Immigration Agency, an organisation that is always in the spotlight. 

This session will be a vital opportunity for my Committee to carefully examine a range of important issues that have appeared recently, including the removal of people with no right to remain in the UK and the removal of foreign criminals. Members of the Committee are keen to see if the Agency has met its targets.

Tuesday 15 January 2008 at 1.00 pm


  • Lin Homer, Chief Executive, Border and Immigration Agency, and

  • Emily Miles, Director of the Case Resolution Directorate

Location: Wilson Room, Portcullis House

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee room and timing are subject to change.