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Theresa May's deportation remarks 'common sense'

The Home Secretary has promised a new law to stop potentially dangerous foreign criminals staying in the UK by arguing their right to a family life here.

In an interview, Theresa May accused some judges of ignoring government guidance which says the prisoner's human rights should be weighed against any risk to the public.

Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr show, the Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith said Theresa May's remarks were "common sense".

  • 17 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK
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