The Shadow Equalities Minister alleges that the task force the Prime Minister has put together to deal with Windrush cases is inadequate.
Posts Tagged: Home Office
“We think if you’re a politician in charge of a department, and a department does its job as badly as the Home Office has clearly been doing, you should resign.”
“But clearly there have been very significant failures in terms of how this has been implemented, and it’s right that we address that.”
The former Northern Irish Secretary explains to Peston his horror at the current Home Office scandal and how the Government should correct it.
WATCH: May v Corbyn – “The decision to destroy the landing cards was taken in 2009 under a Labour government”
The Labour Leader had asked if the Prime Minister had signed off the decision as Home Secretary.
James Frayne: Remain-voting ministers don’t understand voters’ views on immigration, and so wildly overcompensate
Aggressive Home Office measures appear to be designed by people who wrongly assume that illiberal ideas must appeal to the primitive desires of the masses.
May kept astride the Home Office tiger through relentless, grinding work and fearsome, dedicated SpAds. If Rudd can’t do the same, she risks being eaten.
The party that grasps the nettle and frees up the market will reap the political dividend, just as the Liberals did in Canada. Prohibition has failed.
James Frayne: National security isn’t a priority for most voters. But here’s why it could matter at the next election.
It can be a proxy for “leadership” – and it offers the chance to further differentiate the party culturally from Labour.
Brexit. Compare and contrast. On divergence, real Cabinet debate. On immigration, a stance quietly shelved.
220,000 people from EU countries came here last year. May’s U-turn thus has implications not only for rights but for numbers.
It is a serious issue – but by forever expanding the definition to include anyone who perceives that they have been insulted for any reason ultimately undermines our ability to address the most serious cases.
We must turbo-charge the vehicle of British entrepreneurship as we drive across the Brexit bridge which should connect us with the rest of the world.
Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
Sunder Katwala: The immigration debate didn’t end with the referendum – it’s only just beginning in earnest
Discussion of immigration is often dominated by those who are entirely ‘pro’ or ‘anti’, but most people are somewhere in between.
Too often it seems as though our perimeters are seen as a problem to be patched-up rather than an asset to be fully modernised.