Local authorities have welcomed those seeking sanctuary and helped to integrate them smoothly into their new surroundings.
Posts Tagged: Refugees
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.
Radical: Five questions for Richards and Kearns about trans. Do they accept the difference between sex and gender?
The serious consequences and abuse that too many – from JK Rowling on – have faced for discussing these issues are worrying and wrong.
The greater the incentives for people traffickers, the more lives will be lost. The Australian approach is morally right.
Tony Smith: Expanding the UK’s refugee resettlement scheme is one way we can improve our border security
The Western World has consistently reduced its contribution to these schemes with people making increasingly dangerous journeys.
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.
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.