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Watch: James Cleverly denies slating Rishi’s Rwanda plan

Charlie Stayt and James Cleverly (Credit: BBC)

The Tory party is still reeling from the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Rwanda migrant plan. Following Suella Braverman’s departure, it now falls to the new Home Secretary James Cleverly to help Rishi Sunak find a way through the mess and pacify the party’s grumblings. But it seems that Cleverly may be, er, starting on the back foot.

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