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Posts Tagged: Immigration
Voters at this week’s by-election in Old Bexley and Sidcup are angry with the Prime Minister, but do not appear to have settled on anyone better.
Our survey. If necessary, resile from international commitments and stop the small boats, say Tory activists
Seven out of ten respondents to our poll support that position – though one in five do not.
Sarah Ingham: People voted to take back control of Britain’s borders. The Government must now do so.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
The amendment doesn’t require more spending – just regular estimates of the staff that should be trained in each speciality.
Russian aggression in Eastern Europe. And a bomb in Liverpool. China isn’t the only threat to our security.
Those who want to project force in the Pacific must explain how it would be consistent with maintaining our strength at home and nearer abroad.
David Willetts: If we’re to have less migration into Britain – and more productivity – we must move around more within it
We are the party of mobility and enterprise. But we are also the party of community and belonging. What is it to be – roots or wings?
Without it, we won’t be able to have better public services, less debt and lower deficits, or a fairer deal for younger people.
Mitchell Goldie: Along with MPs, parliamentary staff need better protection as they go about their work
I and many others have had to have difficult conversations with our loved ones about the danger posed to us because of the jobs we do.
The Chancellor and Home Secretary need to ensure our overseas aid and asylum policies are generous and humane.
Pay is a business cost and, in reaction, profit-seeking firms will raise prices, cut worker benefits, slash services, or leave the sector if profits are squeezed.
The public’s various positions do not always add up to a coherent programme. Immigration is no different.
The Chancellor is damned if he yields to backbenchers’ demands for bailouts – and damned if he doesn’t.
David Gauke: Johnson’s party is more socially conservative, populist and economically interventionist. But how much?
There is evidence, however, that suggests that the move to abandoning all recent Tory traditions is not quite so straightforward.
WATCH: How many visas should be given to overseas workers to ease shortages in the UK workforce? Thornberry won’t say.
The Shadow International Trade Secretary adds that “what we need is a proper plan…they need to make responsible decisions in a strategic way.”