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.
Posts Tagged: Law and order
WATCH: Patel – Liverpool fans “did not need to go to the football ground and congregate outside the stadium”
The Home Secretary on football celebrations, protest marches, social distancing and public order.
‘Policing by consent’ has never meant that of the vandal and the rioter. Today’s conflict-averse senior officers are out of step with the British tradition.
Their leaders elevate race relations above what should be their core functions, such as enforcing the law impartially.
Sunder Katwala: Race and age. To older Britons, the pace of progress seems swift. To younger ones, frustratingly slow.
The framing of “facts versus feelings” won’t work for the liberal right on race any better than it has for the liberal left on immigration.
Christian Guy: Slavery. Not a remote horror from the past, but a living one in the present. It must be stamped out.
We’ve seen gunshot wounds and babies born as a result of rape. With UK Border Force in Dover, we found a girl heading for a lifetime of sexual slavery.
In 2020 as in 2011, senior officers have put the well-being of rioters and vandals over the protection of public and private property. This must change.
“We should all respect due process and fair hearing, rather than tolerate criminal acts and mob rule.”
Standing by while the law is broken does not make officers, peaceful protesters, members of the public (or statues) any safer.
“From here, I’m afraid, the journey is all too obvious. The only way to prevent this is to reverse the re-racialisation of our society.”
Building on May’s legacy will mean grinding, attritional work – which the hard left and extremist parties are neither interested in nor capable of doing.
Daniel Hannan: One man driving to Durham imperils the nation’s health. But lots of protesters in London don’t. Have we all gone mad?
Sitting in a park is selfish, but organising a mass demonstration in a park is wonderful, and schools should still stay closed. Seriously?
It’s striking that three Tory ethnic minority Ministers – first Badenoch; then Patel, and now Sunak – have sounded clearer-headed than some of their colleagues.
James Frayne: We should prepare ourselves to hear horrifying tales of what’s happened in lockdown Britain
Getting the economy moving won’t even begin to give the Government political momentum. It will need to conduct its own Fairness Audit.
“But I must also say that we are in a time of national trial…we can’t now let the virus get out of control.”