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The New Home Office

An Introduction

by Bryan Gibson, Foreword by David Faulkner


Introductory Series

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SECOND EDITION: Part of our growing Introductory Series. This timely publication explains the duties and responsibilities of the Home Office following its reorganization in 2007. The New Home Office provides an accessible introduction but with sufficient detail for the more critical reader seeking to understand both the historic and modern-day role of this key office of State. Easy to read – written in the style of the acclaimed Waterside Press Introductory Series – this handbook contains a wealth of information making it an indispensable resource. An ideal text for students and practitioners alike.

A closely observed account of the 21st century arrangements to ensure public safety, law enforcement and crime reduction in the UK that can be read on its own or alongside the matching volumes; The Ministry of Justice: An Introduction and The Criminal Justice System: An Introduction. N.B. Total separate price for these three books is £64.50.


The contents of The New Home Office include:

    • Foreword, Preface and Charts


    • The Home Office: An Overview


    • Public Safety, Liberty and Protecting the Public


    • The Police and Policing


    • Crime Prevention and Crime Reduction


    • Terrorism and Emergency Powers


    • Border Controls, Immigration and Asylum


    • Safeguarding Personal Identity


    • Miscellaneous Home Office Responsibilities


    • The Changed Role of the Home Secretary


  • A Fresh Start and a New Era


(of the First Edition with The New Ministry of Justice):

‘Should be read by everybody involved in the Criminal Justice System’: Internet Law Book Reviews

‘Invaluable’: Thames View

‘Bryan Gibson and Waterside Press are to be congratulated on producing these stimulating books’: Justice of the Peace


Bryan Gibson is a barrister-at-law and a former a clerk to the justices. He is editor-in-chief of Waterside Press. David Faulkner teaches at the Oxford Centre for Criminal justice Research and is a former Deputy Secretary of State at the Home Office.

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Weight260 g
Dimensions234 × 156 × 10 mm

Foreword author

David Faulkner


Waterside Press






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United Kingdom

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