In the longer term, the aim of the hard left is to increase the size of the ethnic community so as to cement left-wing power.
Posts Tagged: Windrush
Philip Salter: Letting overseas students stay to work is right, and opens up new opportunities for our economy
Almost half of the UK’s fastest-growing startups have at least one foreign-born founder – many of whom came to the UK to study, then stayed to work.
The pledge to strengthen police powers on stop and search marks another break with his predecessor as Home Secretary, Theresa May.
Asserting that everyone not white or male is a victim, and that all white people are racist is insidious and self-destructive.
Even the liberal commentators are having to acknowledge that post-Brexit the country has become more welcoming to migration, not less.
One party cannot have a monopoly on BAME voters. Competition breeds excellence, and if we want excellent BAME policies, we need politicians competing for our votes.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Javid has a crucial opportunity to improve the Government’s standing among BME voters
He is uniquely placed to start to rebuild trust – and that task is essential to our Party’s future.
“Are you seriously saying we should not have a system that checks whether people are legitimately in this country?” our Executive Editor asks the Guardian columnist.
Daniel Hannan: Like the Windrush children, EU nationals raised here have a moral right to UK citizenship
We must oppose illegal immigration. But making life harder for legitimate residents helps nobody.
The Home Secretary displayed the necessary mixture of grip and remorse about the Windrush affair.
“It is absolutely right that, across this House, we should all be absolutely clear in our determination to ensure that we stamp out racism in every form.”
Peter Marshall: A hard truth after the Commonwealth summit. There’s no institutional awareness of its importance.
I have lost count of the number of times I have heard its demise confidently predicted or stridently recommended. Houdini-like, it has so far escaped this awaited fate.
The Home Office won’t be fit for purpose to administer a post-Brexit migration system without a full understanding of what went wrong.
The Shadow Equalities Minister alleges that the task force the Prime Minister has put together to deal with Windrush cases is inadequate.
“We think if you’re a politician in charge of a department, and a department does its job as badly as the Home Office has clearly been doing, you should resign.”