Tag Archive for refugees

Rapid Intervention Border Force

Lord Soley

Today David Cameron will be phoning the French and German leaders to try and persuade them not to change existing EU treaties or make new one. The Conservatives are committed to a referendum if the EU powers are increased. The EU is still a sensitive issue for the Conservative Party and particularly delicate given the…

Detaining children prior to deportation

Lord Soley

This is an emotive topic and rightly so. I put my supplementary question to Baroness Neville-Jones because both the Liberal democrats and the Conservatives were promising to stop this practice before the election. In fact it is very difficult unless you are prepared to take children into care when they are abandoned here by the…