From sending arrivals to Rwanda to stripping citizenship without notice – it’s little wonder the government has had to fight to get this legislation passed.
Political phone pranksters played a big part in the passage of draconian laws that strangle free expression in Russia.
Knowing the number of people who have had their citizenship removed is crucial to holding a powerful government to account.
The Home Office wants the navy to take charge of migrant crossings, but there’s not much value they can add.
The use of scientific processes would be a huge improvement on the UK’s current methods for assessing the age of asylum seekers.
The new nationality and borders bill would give the government huge powers over British citizens.
Talk of sending people back distracts from the UK’s clear responsibilities towards anyone who attempts the crossing.
The home secretary’s proposals are a step away from democracy.
The latest border protection move from the UK government could breach international law.
The home secretary, Priti Patel, has ordered a review of nitrous oxide. But is this the right drug to get ‘tough’ on?
Public interest disclosures are necessary in a functioning democracy. These reforms would make it harder to hold power to account.
The human rights act dictates that the UK is obliged to protect asylum seekers. So why is the home secretary ignoring it?
Those lefty do-good lawyers Johnson and Patel are so concerned about are a vital part of parliamentary democracy based on the rule of law. This is precisely why they continue to denigrate them.
What’s really going when the home secretary gets out her map of far-flung British territories?
This is a system that will likely become even worse given the impact of Brexit and the backlog of cases created by the pandemic.
Talk of an ‘invasion’ is exactly what prevents meaningful action.
At times of economic crisis, our feelings towards migrants can become hardened.
With normal routes disrupted by the pandemic, more people are driven to dangerous tactics.
Local lockdowns in Italy and Germany have led to civil unrest. Could the same happen in the UK?
After years of inaction by authorities, protesters have forced the point – opening a new chapter in this monument’s history.