I’d send more migrants to Africa says Liz Truss, as she promises to expand refugee policy

Liz Truss today vows to implement a hard line on immigration if she wins the keys to No 10 – including extending the scheme under which migrants who cross the Channel in small boats can be sent to Rwanda. The Foreign Secretary uses an interview with The Mail on Sunday to try to cement her … Read more

Priti Patel threatens to cut UN cash after refugee body helps European judges block Rwanda flights

Ministers have turned their ire on the United Nations over the failure of a plane carrying deportees to Rwanda to take off due to a European court. Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, is said to be examining Britain’s funding for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the wake of Tuesday’s embarrassment.   Its opposition was … Read more

No10 says ‘no plans’ to kick bishops out of House of Lords after they criticised Rwanda migrant plan

Boris steers away from bishop bashing: Number 10 says there are ‘no plans’ to kick clergy out of House of Lords after they claimed Rwanda migrant plan ‘shames’ Britain PM has ‘no plans’ to kick 26 bishops out of the House of Lords, Number 10 says The Church leadership criticised an ‘immoral’ plan to send … Read more

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Starmer refuses to say party would axe them

Labour in CHAOS over Rwanda migrant flights policy as Keir Starmer’s team repeatedly refuses to say party would axe them – while shadow minister Yvette Cooper was telling MPs the scheme was ‘putting our country to shame’ Yvette Cooper branded policy  ‘Government by gimmick’ in the Commons  But spokesman for Keir Starmer refused to confirm … Read more

Another group of migrants including young children arrive in UK after four boats were intercepted

ANOTHER group of migrants, including young children, have arrived in the UK after four boats were intercepted in the Channel – amid claims the Rwanda plan is working as asylum seekers ‘ask to be returned home and not to African centres’. The four boats were intercepted and taken into Dover Harbour, Kent, by Border Force … Read more