Paul Goodman highlights that the promise was to “stop the boats. Not reduce the number, not bring the number down”.
Voters will punish us for picking arcane fights about ‘online harms’ whilst neglecting the things they really care about.
Lifting the ban on them working will allow them to become tax-paying, economically active members of society.
Its main difficulties surround the related issues of getting Brexit done, cutting low and no skilled migration and keeping taxes down.
Tory MPs and peers must push back against the Government’s amendment to the Nationality and Borders Bill.
We must create a system which is tough on people smugglers, but ensures we extend hospitality to the most needy and vulnerable.
It is harder for liberal critics to impute racism, or undue severity, to a Home Secretary who herself belongs to an ethnic minority.