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Priti Patel Says There Will Not Be Any More Resignations After By-Election Wipe Out

Priti Patel and Boris Johnson.Priti Patel said she does not expect any more resignations after Oliver Dowden quit as Tory chairman following their by-election wipe out.The home secretary said Boris Johnson told her the government is “cracking on with task” after they lost Tiverton and Honiton and Wakefield. She also said she did not think any more top Tories would quit, after Dowden’s  dramatic resignation at 5.30am on Friday morning. Dowden quit […]

today24 June 2022


Priti Patel Wore Anti-Bullying Ribbon In PMQs And Everyone Had The Same Reaction

Boris Johnson and Priti Patel wearing anti-bullying ribbons in the Commons on WednesdayPriti Patel was pictured wearing an anti-bullying ribbon during PMQs on Wednesday and Twitter quickly lit up due to her past with the cause.The home secretary was far from the only person showing her support for the cause on the Common benches.Her fellow cabinet members had also attached the ribbon to their outfits today, including the prime minister. […]

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Priti Patel And Yvette Cooper In Furious Commons Clash Over Blocked Rwanda Flight

Labour has accused Priti Patel of presiding over a “shambles” that is “putting the UK to shame” after a flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda was cancelled at the last minute.In a tense Commons showdown, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper hit out the at policy after the first flight to the east African country was blocked following a last-minute intervention from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).The ECHR — […]

today15 June 2022 2

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Tory MPs Demand Boris Johnson Withdraws UK From European Court Of Human Rights

Gullis, Johnson and Duncan SmithTory MPs are demanding Boris Johnson withdraws from the European Court of Human Rights after the first Rwanda deportation flight was grounded.They made the demand after last-minute interventions by the international court led to the cancellation of the flight on Tuesday night.The ECHR was set up in 1959 to rule on allegations of violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention […]

today15 June 2022 2

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‘We Are Preparing For The Next Rwanda Flight,’ Cabinet Minister Insists

Therese CoffeyTherese Coffey said the government is preparing the next deportation flight to Rwanda after the first plane was grounded by legal interventions. The pensions secretary said the government expected “a lot” of legal challenges but the home office was getting ready to try again. Last night the European Court of Human Rights blocked the deportation and all the migrants were removed from the plane.The court confirmed they had granted an urgent […]

today15 June 2022

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The UK’s Controversial Rwanda Asylum Plan Explained As Legal Challenge Fails

Home secretary Priti Patel and Rwandan minister for foreign affairs and international co-operation, Vincent Biruta, sign a memorandum of understanding.A widely-criticised plans to fly migrants who cross the English Channel in small boats more than 4,000 miles to Rwanda is set to go-ahead after a High Court ruling.The controversial scheme, announced in April, was facing a legal challenge from campaigners who wanted to block the first deportation flight next week.The plan […]

today10 June 2022


What Ever Happened To The 888 Phone Number To Protect Lone Women?

Priti Patel and Philip JansenThe week after Wayne Couzens was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Sarah Everard, a new emergency phone line was announced.“NEW PHONE LIFELINE FOR LONE WOMEN,” The Daily Mail headline said on October 8, 2021. Adding that: “Priti backs plan for 888 number”.The new number, developed in response to public outrage over the murder of Everard, could be in operation by Christmas, the article stated. A […]

today10 June 2022

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Cabinet Ministers Rally Behind Boris Johnson Amid Leadership Threat

Rees-Mogg, Johnson and PatelCabinet ministers have rallied behind Boris Johnson this morning amid fears he will soon face a confidence vote. Priti Patel, Jacob Rees-Mogg and Nadine Dorries have all staged public interventions to gather support behind the prime minister.Other allies have accused the MPs trying to topple Johnson of being “self-indulgent, narcissistic and contemptuous”.It comes after more than 40 Tory MPs publicly questioned Johnson’s position and dozens admitted submitting letters […]

today2 June 2022


Fresh Row Over Street Harassment Law To Protect Women And Girls

Johnson, Ali and RobinsonA fresh row has broken out after a government adviser suggested calls to criminalise street harassment are being blocked.Nimco Ali, the independentadviser on tackling violence against women and girls, suggested the plan was facing “pushback” from parts of government. In an interview on the BBC’s Political Thinking with Nick Robinson, Ali appeared to hint that the prime minister had not fully supported the proposal.Ali, who was appointed by Home Secretary Priti […]

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