Tory MP Priti Patel: Government ‘committed’ to controversial Rwanda policy

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In a defiant statement to MPs, Priti Patel insisted the government is still ‘committed’ to the controversial Rwanda policy and ‘will not accept that we have no right to control our borders’. Priti Patel, the Home Secretary said the European Court of Human Rights intervention had been ‘surprising’ and ‘disappointing’ – but stressed that it had not ruled the proposals were illegal. The bullish stance came as Tories vented fury at the ECHR, with one MP saying the UK should now ‘kick these b***ards into touch’.

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