James Forsyth James Forsyth

The Tories will welcome challenges to the Rwanda plan

The policy is far easier to announce than to implement

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The government’s announcement today that it wants to send a number of those who cross the Channel in small boats to Rwanda will be subject to challenge in both the Lords and the courts. It is hard to see how the policy gets through the upper house, where the Tories do not have a majority.

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