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: Refugees
David Burrowes: Our new relationship with Europe is an opportunity to show more compassion to refugees
I am troubled by signs coming from the UK-EU negotiations. We must not water down rights for those fleeing war, persecution and violence.
By all indications, the country’s citizens have been some of Europe’s most compliant in observing lockdown.
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.
An open letter to Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development.
Nicky Morgan: The Budget – and a Government that failed to listen to the country over problem gambling
We need to be alive to adding to the impression that the fixing of a social harm can wait a few months while we find a way to replace lost revenue.
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.
Of the 66 million people globally who have been forcibly displaced, approximately 40.3 million are displaced within their own countries.
Damaged by last year’s election. Playing for time. Grappling with revolts – and resignation threats. We refer, of course, to Merkel.
The German Chancellor faces a rebellion from her Bavarian allies on the question of immigration – and is pleading for more time before the EU summit.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
There is danger now in Germany of a weak, centrist government – with extremists flourishing on both sides
Merkel has appalled her own followers by making sweeping concessions to the Social Democrats.
The EU bureaucracy, with its supranational claims, is a godsend to him. But he is more pragmatic than he looks. He does not want a Hungary without allies.
We are not just helping them – we are empowering them to help themselves. That transforms individual lives and helps the region to stabilise.
The German consensus which placed no significant party to the right of the CDU, thus bolstering it as a governing force, is breaking down.
Women in particular suffer from being dependent on their husbands or children to translate for them.