White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
Posts Tagged: Immigration and asylum
Roger Gough: The number of asylum-seeking children in Kent has forced us to threaten the Government with legal action
To what degree should any council, even one of the biggest in the country, shoulder the effects of what is a national and international issue?
He has abandoned the net migration target and salary thresholds – all the while infrastructure, particularly housebuilding, has stalled.
The harrowing personal story of Jihyun Park, followed by her selection as a Tory candidate in Bury, puts current political obsessions in perspective.
They fought with us. They stood by us and believed our promises about a better future and a better way of life. It’s time for us to stand by them.
Shaun Bailey MP and Abi Brown, Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, join a timely discussion with the British Red Cross.
A ‘two-tier’ asylum system that penalises illegal entry makes sense, but the reforms to citizenship law are a big missed opportunity.
On Friday 26th and Saturday 27th March, join Javid, Jenrick, Scully and other special guests in our free fringe programme.
Fiyaz Mughal: Britain must honour its obligations to Afghan translators who served with our soldiers
The Defence Secretary has done the right thing by extending support to those no longer serving, but that needs to be followed with action.
Auto-rant, bullshit and self-pity. The conspiracists who stormed the senate. And their right-wing equivalents here.
We feel the power of American culture in Britain – and the shock-jockery, coat-trailing, and oppositional mindset that comes with it.
Ambitious, energetic, but quiet on the culture wars – a year on from Johnson’s “stonking” majority, what have we learned?
From managing the pandemic, to trying to spark a green industrial revolution, the Prime Minister has taken on an enormous number of projects.
They have been handed a raw deal during the course of the pandemic. Investing in them is an investment in our future.
The Home Secretary pledges “a new system that is firm and fair…welcoming people through safe and legal routes.”
Ascension Island: a leak that tells us more about the inside of the Home Office than government policy
It is almost inevitable that any ‘blue-sky’ session is going to produce ideas that are impractical, embarrassing, or both – but not that they get into the papers.
Bill Cash: We would be within our rights to override the Withdrawal Agreement. And in any event, the EU itself is a law-breaker.
Look, too, at the track record of EU Member States. In 2020, Germany’s highest court ruled on subordinating EU law to German law. The EU took no action.