Shaun Bailey MP and Abi Brown, Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, join a timely discussion with the British Red Cross.
Posts Tagged: border control
Graham Brady: The UK must not squander its vaccine success through an excess of caution on air travel
Keeping our borders closed and our skies shut while the domestic economy fully opens up would be a mistake.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
Tony Smith: Covid and border control. As a former Head of the UK Border Force, here are my urgent recommendations.
The Government must develop a Counter Pandemic Border Strategy (CPBS) to manage the second and subsequent waves of the virus.
Gary Sambrook: The Government is delivering on its promises to reform Britain’s broken immigration system
People were tired of MPs talking tough, and delivering little change. But all that has changed with the Home Secretary’s new measures.
Channel crossings are undermining the Government’s narrative about ‘taking back control’ of immigration
The Home Office are clearly trying to counter the drip-feed of toxic stories, but the ultimate solution is not in their hands.
Tony Smith: Expanding the UK’s refugee resettlement scheme is one way we can improve our border security
The Western World has consistently reduced its contribution to these schemes with people making increasingly dangerous journeys.
Tony Smith: In over 40 years of Home Office experience, I can’t recall a time when our borders have been under so much pressure
I know that government needs a cross-Whitehall programme that actively engages with the myriad of departments and agencies.
A recent ConservativeHome survey demonstrated a sharp decline in ratings for Tory politicians. How can they stop these becoming permanent?
Yet another failure to keep a clear promise would be deeply damaging, especially in the ‘Red Wall’.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
Withdrawal from the EU provides a necessity and an opportunity to illustrate that the UK is “open for business”.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
The most serious risk of all is the clear possibility that the new regime will lead to a massive increase of immigration.