The proposal to send asylum seekers arriving by boat to Rwanda, in order to discourage future arrivals, is clearly abhorrent and unlikely to work. But those who ask what is the alternative raise an important question.
Labour claims, parroted by many well positioned commentators, that the party’s woes are all due to Jeremy Corbyn do not stand up to objective scrutiny (“Horror show in Hartlepool spells trouble for Starmer”, Report, May 8). If you go back...
The pro-Israeli lobby has intensified its efforts to class any critique of Israel as 'anti-Semitic'. This insults the historic record of true anti-Semitism and is designed to deflect criticism of Israel's constant breach of international law.
By removing the requirement that asylum seekers must first arrive in the UK before seeking asylum and negotiating fixed asylum quotas in collaboration with other EU nations, we would be able to put criminal people-smugglers out of business.
Clare Short resigned from the Parliamentary Labour Party in 2006 and served the remainder of her parliamentary career as an independent Labour member in order that she could advocate for a hung parliament as a means to securing electoral reform.
Clare Short discusses the UK's relationship with America with former foreign secretary, Malcolm Rifkin.
Clare Short resigned as Secretary of State for International Development in 2004 to protest the UK's involvement in the Iraq War and Blair's failure to commit to a post-war reconstruction framework.