Take the case of a Nigerian national who was sentenced in 2016 to four years in prison for offences including possessing crack cocaine and heroin with the intention to supply. The First-tier Tribunal allowed his appeal against deportation on grounds deportation was irreconcilable with Article 8.
Elections, referenda and political fora are the appropriate settings for such debate, not the courts.
The political has been captured by the legal. Decisions of an executive, legislative and democratic nature have been assumed by our courts.
My new report for the Centre for Policy Studies – published today – calls on the government to turbocharge its commitment to them.
It would be easy to complain about unrealistic Labour promises, or hope people will naturally switch allegiance as they age, but neither approach is good enough.
As a relatively new Minister at DexEU, I intend to make the positive case for the rich array of opportunities that are to be had as an independent trading nation.
We have the chance to send the message that Tories are pro-family, pro-justice – and that a child’s well-being is strengthened by relationships with both parents.
Diversity is no guarantee of community: we must nurture it, based on a clear definition of what it means to be an integrated citizen.
The school I helped to found is changing children’s lives.