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Posts Tagged: Priti Patel MP
“We were not being supported in our work…This is a challenging department,” the Home Secretary says.
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
Gary Sambrook: The Government is delivering on its promises to reform Britain’s broken immigration system
People were tired of MPs talking tough, and delivering little change. But all that has changed with the Home Secretary’s new measures.
Patel should haul in Dick for an interview without coffee. Meanwhile, Loughton intends to raise the case at the Home Affairs Select Committee.
The Home Secretary pledges “a new system that is firm and fair…welcoming people through safe and legal routes.”
It’s a rotten springboard from which to vault into Party Conference as it begins today. But what goes down may go back up.
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.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
James Roberts: Woke ideology has brought with it an entire industry – and, even worse, it’s the taxpayer who’s funding it.
From unconscious bias training to the Civil Service Commission’s “diversity forum”, thousands of pounds are being spent on the social justice sector.
Iain Dale: Cameron – blamed by Remainers, scorned by Leavers. But in many ways, he changed the country for good.
Plus: Publishing diaries – do you keep in all the salacious details, or take some out to avoid upsetting people? Sasha Swire takes route one.
Both Johnson and the rebels want a compromise on the UK Internal Market Bill – so it looks as though we’ll get one
It looks as though we are in the territory supported by this site on Monday – Government support for something not unlike the Neill amendment.
Andy Cook: New stop and search powers are backed by the public – whatever the fashionable commentariat says
Serious Violence Reduction Orders send a strong message that violence and carrying weapons can and will be stopped.
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
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.