Home secretary Theresa May
Home secretary Theresa May

Hundreds of foreign criminals have gone missing in Britain before they could be deported, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO).

Problems were highlighted last month by the case of Arnis Zalkalns, the prime suspect for the murder of Alice Gross, 14, in Hanwell, west London. He was allowed to settle in the UK despite having murdered his wife in his native Latvia. He was later arrested over a claim of indecent assault on another 14-year-old but his previous conviction in Latvia went unchecked. Here are the key points of the report:

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