Home Office (Ministry)
|founding||March 27, 1782|
|Headquarters||2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF|
|Authority management||Minister Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary|
|Budget volume||£ 500 million 2018-2019|
|Web presence||www.home office.gov|
Home Office (formerly also Home Department ) is the name of the British Home Office . He is responsible for matters of internal security such as the fight against crime , drug trafficking and terrorism as well as data protection . It is also responsible for border protection and the fight against illegal immigration .
Home Secretary ( Home Secretary ) is since July 24, 2019 Priti Patel after Boris Johnson became premier.
The Interior Minister is represented by a Permanent Secretary .
On March 17, 1782, the two previously existing British ministries were given new names. The previous "Southern Department" (responsible for the south of England, Ireland and relations with non-Protestant countries in Europe) was renamed the Home Office . The "Northern Department" (responsible for the north of England, Scotland and relations with the Protestant states of Europe) was called the Foreign Office from that day on . Associated with this was a transfer of all internal affairs to the Home Office and all matters relating to foreign countries to the Foreign Office .
All subsequent British ministries were created by shifting responsibilities from the home office .
The authority includes the following facilities: a .:
Non-ministerial government departments
- National Crime Agency
- HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
- Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
- Independent Office for Police Conduct and other oversight bodies
- Home Affairs Select Committee
- HM Chief Inspector of Fire Services
- Border Force
- HM Passport Office
- Immigration Enforcement
- Corporate services
- UK Visas and Immigration
- Police Services (England and Wales)
- Fire and Rescue Services (England)
- Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism
Cross-departmental public bodies
- Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
- Animals in Science Committee
- Disclosure and Barring Service
- Gangmasters Licensing Authority
- Independent Police Complaints Commission
- Investigatory Powers Tribunal
- Migration Advisory Committee
- National DNA Database Ethics Group
- Office of Surveillance Commissioners
- Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
- Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
- Police Discipline Appeals Tribunal
- Police Remuneration Review Body
- Security Industry Authority
- Technical Advisory Board
More word meaning
In everyday German working life, home office is used as anglicism for the home office , especially when it is a workplace in one's own apartment equipped with a computer and communication technology.
- ↑ Home office , in duden.de; accessed on April 15, 2020