The Government is poised to reverse the trend to competition rather than collaboration that has marked healthcare policy for 30 years.
Posts Tagged: Immigration and asylum
Subject to mutual agreement, we could establish an integrated UK/French border patrol to rescue migrants at sea and bring them to a place of safety.
The amendment to the Immigration Bill will be an opportunity to gauge the Party’s willingness to respect the liberties of the most excluded.
Natalie Elphicke: From tackling gangs to visa waivers, my five-step plan to take back control of our borders
We need to be clear and robust when it comes to tackling security and ending the abuses of European human rights laws.
Bob Seely: While we are distracted by Covid-19, China prepares to seize Hong Kong – and crush freedom
We must now change the status of these passports to allow Hong Kong BNOs a quicker path to full UK citizenship.
The nub of the matter is that without changes to the law the entrants will keep coming to Britain.
It really depends on what meaning the Government ends up giving to “approved sponsor”, “appropriate skill level”, and “shortage occupation”.
If they don’t act, it will be left to the Brexit Party to provide the only outlet for opposition on an issue of deep concern to the voters.
Javid is right about illegal immigration across the Channel – and his critics help to underline his point
Cynics suggest his leadership rivals stoked up this ‘crisis’ – if so, they (and outraged Labour MPs) might find their approach is backfiring.
Hers is a test case for Ministers, for Muslim organisations in Britain, for free speech – for what sort of country we want to be.
It is a vital tool for speeding up applications and ensuring more reliable judgements, and is good for both applications and the state.
Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
The immediate effect of the election will be a period of fraught negotiation, but it might not be a bad change in the long-term.
Merkel is threatened. Macron is outraged. Brussels is paralysed. And all three trends are taken by their opponents as signs that they are winning.
Ben Roback: Children in cages – part of Trump’s playbook for the mid-terms and the next presidential election
The Republican base which is so staunchly loyal to its president shows no sign of wavering over an issue that candidate Trump was persistently vocal about.