Lay down law
RISHI Sunak knows his Government will stand or fall on his ability to stop the migrant boats.
The PM and his Home Secretary are currently drafting some of the strictest immigration laws this country has ever seen to tackle the problem.
Mr Sunak is now said to be considering pulling out of the ECHR after backlash over the UK’s migrant policy[/caption]
Proof that getting tough works is the drastic fall in the number of Albanians illegally crossing the Channel since Mr Sunak struck a deal to send them back.
From hundreds, it’s now down to single figures each week.
The Rwanda scheme could have had a similar effect.
But legal challenges by left-wing lawyers threatening to take the Government to the European Court of Human Rights have delayed it.
Mr Sunak is now said to be considering the nuclear option of pulling out of the ECHR altogether if it ultimately blocks his forthcoming legislation.
A pledge from the PM to do so ahead of the next Election could prove a winner.
Taking back control through Brexit doesn’t just apply to securing our borders.
It means the freedom to make our own laws, too.
No idea, Keir
AFTER weeks of hiding on the issue, Labour finally admitted the truth yesterday.
It would have to refuse to meet the massive pay demands of striking nurses.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Jonathan Ashworth confessed Sir Keir Starmer wouldn’t pay NHS staff anything over 10 per cent.
So if Labour are not going to give their union pay-masters what they want, what is their plan to tackle the wave of public sector strikes?
The truth is Sir Keir doesn’t have one.
Rather than tell the unions to call it all off, he prefers to sit back and watch the chaos unfold.
As millions of patients are put at risk.
Just bar them!
AS if dealing with a pandemic and a recession were not tough enough, struggling pub owners now face yet another costly headache.
Changes to workers rights mean landlords may have to hire “banter bouncers” to police boozy customers who upset staff.
It’s because employees would have the right to sue if they hear jokes or comments that offend them.
But there’s simply no need for this barmy red tape.
Pubs have had a system for dealing with unpleasant punters that has worked fine for centuries.
As EastEnders’ Peggy Mitchell regularly screamed across the bar of the Queen Vic: “Get outta my pub!”