Thomas-Symonds says the Prime Minister “putting the Minister for the Cabinet Office in charge of a review” shows he agrees the Home Office is failing.
The Shadow Home Secretary says that there should be “essential travel only” and an end to “mixed messaging”.
“People who have no right to be in this country shouldn’t be here,” he says – before moving on rapidly and blaming the Government.
“I’ve been raising the issue from last April… time and time again.”
“It’s the responsible thing to actually consider the deal that is agreed,” says the Shadow Home Secretary.
Never underestimate the power of Labour. Its message of helping the underdog and the poor is enduring, still popular and extremely potent.
Shadow home secretary hits out at behaviour of protestors, especially man urinating alongside memorial to PC Keith Palmer.
‘It’s the government’s role to put forward the ideas,’ he says, ‘and it shouldn’t be pulling some kind of rabbit out of a hat.’
The Attorney-General gave an electrifying performance as he refused to publish the advice he has given to ministers.