Shaun Bailey MP and Abi Brown, Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council, join a timely discussion with the British Red Cross.
Posts Tagged: Immigration and asylum
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.
These measures will make a negligible impact to the immigration figures or public finances, but a huge difference to survivors.
We must demonstrate that we are able to protect the values that people cherish, and provide the means through which their lives can be improved.
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.
James Frayne: Our national political conversation is unrepresentative. Metro London is heard loud and clear. The provinces, scarcely at all.
They don’t talk about politics in daily life; don’t write to local or national newspapers; most importantly, they’re not politically active online.
Julian Brazier: How tackling the causes of rising demand would help the Government solve the housing crisis
Last year, the ONS predicted that the population would rise by another three million over the next decade. But home building lags behind.