Category Archives: Immigration

Alongside Windrush are many other failings


As Amber Rudd and her team are being put through the wringer for their complete failure to deal in an adequate way with the Windrush scandal under her leadership and that of her predecessor, let us not forget that the … Continue reading

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The Windrush scandal reflects a complex set of issues


The elements of the Windrush story are multi-layered and complex, and they reflect many other similar stories that have some of the same layers deep down within them. The Imperialist history of the pseudo combined nations of England, Wales, Scotland … Continue reading

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Yarls Wood needs closure, not a 5 year contract


It is concerning that the NHS Trust referred to as ‘Arden & Greater East Midlands’ has just announced a five year contract opportunity to provide: “Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre” Of course the NHS is not … Continue reading

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We need to become a credible nation


The challenge of writing a blog about real life events when once a week it is printed as a column in a newspaper is quite significant. The same is true in terms of the issues that appear on social media. … Continue reading

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The Irish nights are drawing in


On the longest day of the year throughout the UK, although we still have most of the Summer ahead of us, we all know that from this evening, the nights will begin to get longer. That is as true throughout … Continue reading

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The urgent need for food security


In the light of the NHS IT crisis last weekend, it would be easy to assume that the UK is under greatest threat from ransomware and similar attacks, and indeed in the short term and in an acute way that … Continue reading

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Training people in low skills is needed?


In an interview on Monday night’s newsnight, Iain Duncan Smith explains what sort of barriers to immigration he believes that the Government will impose post Brexit. He was interviewed by Emily Maitlis who carefully asked who would be let in. … Continue reading

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