Patrick O’Flynn Patrick O’Flynn

How will Rishi Sunak ‘stop the boats’ now?

Rishi Sunak at a press conference in Dover (Credit: Getty images)

If Rishi Sunak’s five key pledges already looked in terrible shape at the start of the week – which they did – then today’s events have placed one of them on its deathbed.

The promise to ‘stop the boats’ was administered its last rites in the Court of Appeal this morning when Lord Chief Justice Lord Burnett announced:

‘The High Court’s decision that Rwanda is a safe third country is reversed.

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