Illegal driving licence clampdown criticised
The UK's immigration chief has questioned whether a measure revoking driving licences of illegal migrants is working, because so few are handed in.
In 2014, the then Home Secretary Theresa May introduced a plan to create a "hostile environment" for people who were in the country illegally.
The Home Office requested 9,732 licences be revoked in 2015, but only 337 were surrendered in 2015-16.
David Bolt said this low number "undermines" the impact of revocation.
Mr Bolt, who is chief inspector of borders and immigration, examined two measures that were introduced in the... read more
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