Voters will punish us for picking arcane fights about ‘online harms’ whilst neglecting the things they really care about.
“People can claim asylum in France,” adds the Work and Pensions Secretary. “It is important for us to expand the Rwandan programme.”
Downing Street needs to be laser-focused on the issues which matter most to voters – not gimmicks or distractions like privatising Channel 4.
The Northern Ireland Secretary says he expects the first flight to Rwanda to leave on Tuesday.
My friend David Gauke was right to be vigilant about his important principle, but wrong to say it is in peril in the UK.
Critics of the Rwanda plan need to set out a practical alternative proposal that will satisfy the British people.
We need instead to process claims faster and create safe and legal routes for all asylum seekers.
Never forget: these applicants for asylum are coming from a European country that is already a safe haven.
This partnership is a world first and will change the way we collectively tackle illegal migration.
He says that the approach “will provide safe and legal routes for asylum whilst disrupting” the gangs.
The author recounts how, despite the opposition of John Major and Conservative MEPs, he kept Boris Johnson on the candidates’ list.
Too many defence reviews have followed the Blairite sentiment that we are an instrument for global wellbeing.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.