The judgment may be a setback, but it is certainly not an insurmountable obstacle. It is open to Ministers to respond to the Supreme Court’s concerns and move urgently to implement this important policy.
The logic of the choice remains as Ken Clarke put it – Rwanda or nothing. Sir Keir has swallowed much in his pursuit of power, but Rwanda is a mouthful too much for him, or at least for his party. So he’s trying to bluff his way out of the problem.
The Republican base which is so staunchly loyal to its president shows no sign of wavering over an issue that candidate Trump was persistently vocal about.
Of the 66 million people globally who have been forcibly displaced, approximately 40.3 million are displaced within their own countries.
We have a legal and a moral duty to protect them. The President’s order feels like an attack on our shared humanity.
Too many in the EU are looking at solutions for next year or the year after, such as a European border guard – able to be deployed even if the country concerned objects.