The second article in a five-piece series by the author on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
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We have denied entry to over 120,000 people since 2010, including nearly 11,000 EU nationals. And we have removed over 37,000 foreign national offenders.
Sean O’Callaghan: Puffed-up, bewildered, pampered second-raters. The elites that nearly let an extremist into Downing Street.
There is only one priority: keep the Stalinists, trots, Islamist fellow-travellers, gender and feminist lunatics and, yes, the young deluded idealists out of power.
David Davis: Brexit is the defining issue of our age. The choice today to lead us through it is – May or Corbyn
We cannot afford to get it wrong. The Prime Minister is the right woman to go out to bat for Britain. She will deliver a strong deal and a bright future for everyone.
Interview: May – No, we’re not proposing leaving the ECHR. For the moment, we will look “at what else we can do”
But she confirms that Britain is leaving the ECJ’s jurisdiction, and says that there is a very clear choice on Thursday – between “me and Jeremy Corbyn”.
This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealt with.
Corbyn isn’t some misguided but well-meaning old man, but a deeply committed socialist intent on crashing our economy.
He also says that the Conservatives have merely put “additional reassurance” into the social care policy are Labour “scaremongering”.
Iain Dale: Reducing net immigration to the tens of thousands? It will never happen. And it shouldn’t.
Plus: A diplomatic success for Trump. A Love Actually moment, please, from May. And: has anyone seen Diane Abbott?
Five thousand armed soldiers are deployed on Britain’s streets as the terror threat level is raised to “critical”
This highest of five threat levels means that “an attack is expected imminently”. They are set not by the Prime Minister, but by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre.
At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Nadhim Zahawi: I found myself banned from Trump’s America. But I want his state visit to go ahead – and to tell him why he’s mistaken.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
Few noticed the Investigatory Powers Bill becoming law because all eyes are on the process of leaving the EU.
“Consider May’s Criminal Justice opt-ins”. Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of the Government’s Brexit negotiation plan.
And also how it will achieve its industrial strategy. Or try to.