Getting into the UK Is Hard, but Landing a Sensitive Job at the Home Office Is Easy. (Now What?)
Booth, Lauren, New Statesman (1996)
It was another late-night radio show. Three guests trying not to sound lethargic. It's always the same at the BBC after 11pm. A mixture of wannabe MPs, pundits and "experts" arrive either from their home (where they've been half-asleep on the sofa) or from a binge (where they've been half-awake on a bar stool) to chat about the "top news stories.
Tony Saint was the show's big guest. Saint is the ex-immigration officer who has written a novel that draws on his experiences in the job. The Home Office took his book and its tone" seriously, and although they didn't try to stop publication, made several demands of the publisher. Saint should make it clear in every interview that …
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Publication information: Article title: Getting into the UK Is Hard, but Landing a Sensitive Job at the Home Office Is Easy. (Now What?). Contributors: Booth, Lauren - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 132. Issue: 4645 Publication date: July 7, 2003. Page number: 63. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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