Chair of the Future of Conservatism Gavin Rice explains the necessity of MPs backing the Rwanda Bill in The House. He writes:
‘Why can’t the government just close the border – after all, it has an 80-seat majority?” This is the question many frustrated voters are (justifiably) asking as ministers gear up for another parliamentary battle to stop the boats.
But that’s exactly what the Prime Minister is seeking to achieve; wielding his majority to declare Rwanda a safe country for legal purposes. The Safety of Rwanda Bill will override the Supreme Court’s finding that Rwanda’s own asylum system is potentially unsafe under the “non-refoulement” principle.’
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The Telegraph discusses Onward's Back to Basics report that urged the Government to scrap the current £13 cap on council tax increases to allow local authorities to support further policing.
The Yorkshire Post covered Onward's Back to Basics plan to rebuild local policing across England and Wales.
Onward's report 'Back to Basics' is highlighted in a Daily Mail article on restoring neighbourhood policing.
Senior Researcher Jenevieve Treadwell discusses why immigration will be a problem for both the Conservatives and Labour in the upcoming election in City AM.