Tagged: Home Office

Festival directors call for overhaul of visa system

Directors of arts festivals around the UK have asked the government to improve the visa system, warning that artists are now reluctant to accept invitations... Read more

Visa delays mean Palestinian author will miss Edinburgh festival slot

The Home Office’s refusals to grant a visa to Nayrouz Qarmout means the Palestinian author will not be able to speak at the Edinburgh International... Read more

'Ethical guidelines' created following Home Office deal with libraries

The Society of Chief Librarians has agreed to partner with CILIP, the library and information association, to develop an ethical framework regarding commercial partnerships following... Read more

Eighty librarians condemn deal between Home Office and SCL

Eighty library professionals have signed an open letter condemning a deal between the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and UK Visas and Immigration that will... Read more

Indian writer wins visa fight after Home Office U-turn

An Indian writer who was refused a visa for a poetry project has had the decision overturned by the Home Office weeks after Tiny Owl... Read more

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