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#Priti Patel

# priti-patel - Saturday 18 June, 2022

UK Home Secretary says ECHR decision to ground migrant flight to Rwanda was politically motivated
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK Home Secretary says ECHR decision to ground migrant flight to Rwanda was politically motivated

Jun 18th 2022, 7:38 AM 30,243 Views 41 Comments

The Cabinet minister has previously said the Government ‘will not be put off by the inevitable last-minute legal challenges’.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?
# UK
# UK

How has the European Court of Human Rights grounded the UK’s Rwanda plan?

Jun 15th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,413 Views 9 Comments

The first flight due to send asylum seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda did not take off following an interim ruling by the Strasbourg court.

# priti-patel - Friday 10 June, 2022

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Refugees
# Refugees

UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Jun 10th 2022, 9:05 PM 24,337 Views 57 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government will now continue to deliver “on progressing our world-leading Migration Partnership”.

# priti-patel - Monday 2 May, 2022

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK
# Refugees
# Refugees

Charities say Rwanda plan not deterring ‘desperate’ migrants crossing Channel to UK

May 2nd 2022, 5:25 PM 9,442 Views 2 Comments

Small boat journeys from France to the UK began again on Sunday after a break of more than a week.

# priti-patel - Friday 22 April, 2022

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,659 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

UK court formally issues order to extradite Julian Assange to US
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

UK court formally issues order to extradite Julian Assange to US

Updated Apr 20th 2022, 11:50 AM 11,675 Views 0 Comments

The decision now rests with Home Secretary Priti Patel.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
# Migrant Crossings
# Migrant Crossings

DUP's Sammy Wilson voices support for UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 6:28 PM 27,550 Views 49 Comments

Potential asylum seekers arriving across the English Channel on small boats could be sent to Rwanda for processing.

# priti-patel - Monday 18 April, 2022

Tory minister denies UK is ‘outsourcing’ migrant responsibilities to Rwanda
# Patel Policy
# Patel Policy

Tory minister denies UK is ‘outsourcing’ migrant responsibilities to Rwanda

Apr 18th 2022, 12:00 PM 16,788 Views 23 Comments

The Archbishop of Canterbury has accused the UK of “subcontracting out [its] responsibilities” in a manner “opposite the nature of God”.

# priti-patel - Saturday 16 April, 2022

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity
# Immigration
# Immigration

UK's Rwanda immigration policy ‘about saving this Government’s skin’, says charity

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 PM 20,789 Views 37 Comments

Priti Patel unveiled the Government’s new direction over immigration this week.

# priti-patel - Thursday 14 April, 2022

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 5:55 PM 36,612 Views 67 Comments

Boris Johnson’s government has announced a new policy that will see asylum seekers sent to Rwanda for processing.

# priti-patel - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK
# Visa Requirements
# Visa Requirements

Priti Patel urged to do more to help Ukrainians go to the UK

Mar 10th 2022, 11:12 PM 20,780 Views 54 Comments

The UK announced a limited series of changes to the visa regime for Ukrainian refugees today.

# priti-patel - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

'Lives were ruined': State moves closer to exonerating men convicted of homosexual 'offences'

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 12:08 AM 56,255 Views 34 Comments
  • Ireland could follow the UK's lead and exonerate gay men later this year, Órla Ryan reports
  • A working group is set to submit a progress report to the Justice Minister this month and its final report later this year
  • Hundreds of gay men were convicted under laws later repealed when homosexuality was decriminalised in 1993

# priti-patel - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says
# David Amess
# David Amess

Police could guard MP surgeries to keep them safe, Priti Patel says

Updated Oct 17th 2021, 11:47 AM 28,772 Views 8 Comments

It comes after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death at a meeting with constituents on Friday.

# priti-patel - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Priti Patel backs emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home
# Sarah Everard
# Sarah Everard

Priti Patel backs emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home

Oct 9th 2021, 11:20 AM 23,244 Views 51 Comments

The Mail reported the new “walk me home” service could be in operation by Christmas.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Priti Patel announces inquiry into ‘systematic failures’ after Sarah Everard murder
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Priti Patel announces inquiry into ‘systematic failures’ after Sarah Everard murder

Oct 5th 2021, 1:55 PM 6,583 Views 8 Comments

Priti Patel was speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

# priti-patel - Friday 1 October, 2021

British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’
# Brexit
# Brexit

British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’

Oct 1st 2021, 7:46 AM 37,305 Views 72 Comments

Priti Patel, the British Home Secretary, is said to be opposed to recruiting personnel from outside the UK to fill the workers gap.

# priti-patel - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Met Police must answer ‘serious questions’ over Sarah Everard case, Patel says
# London
# London

Met Police must answer ‘serious questions’ over Sarah Everard case, Patel says

Sep 30th 2021, 4:03 PM 14,448 Views 0 Comments

The UK Home Secretary continued to back Cressida Dick amid calls for her resignation.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Birmingham pub bombings families ‘closer than we ever have been’ to public inquiry
# 1974
# 1974

Birmingham pub bombings families ‘closer than we ever have been’ to public inquiry

Jul 28th 2021, 9:42 PM 11,537 Views 14 Comments

Julie Hambleton was among those who met with Priti Patel today.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

UK could ban wolf whistling as part of new laws against street harassment
# Street Harassment
# Street Harassment

UK could ban wolf whistling as part of new laws against street harassment

Jul 21st 2021, 12:47 PM 10,882 Views 52 Comments

The UK Government strategy is set to be announced later today.

# priti-patel - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison
# Channel Crossing
# Channel Crossing

Migrants arriving in UK without permission could soon face four years in prison

Jul 4th 2021, 4:39 PM 31,709 Views 83 Comments

People smugglers may also face life sentences under the tough new laws.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Priti Patel defends overhaul of UK asylum seeker rules amid allegations plan is 'inhumane'

Mar 24th 2021, 9:51 AM 29,081 Views 68 Comments

The British Home Secretary’s new plan for immigration will be set out later today.

# priti-patel - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel
# Migration
# Migration

UK and France sign agreement to prevent migrant crossings in English Channel

Nov 28th 2020, 5:50 PM 18,192 Views 15 Comments

The number of French police officers patrolling a 150km stretch of coastline is to be doubled.

# priti-patel - Friday 20 November, 2020

Priti Patel apologises for upset caused by her behaviour following report into bullying allegations
# Investigation
# Investigation

Priti Patel apologises for upset caused by her behaviour following report into bullying allegations

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 5:48 PM 34,960 Views 50 Comments

A government statement said Boris Johnson has ‘full confidence’ in Patel.

# priti-patel - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Draft report into Priti Patel bullying allegations found she broke the UK's ministerial code
# Investigation
# Investigation

Draft report into Priti Patel bullying allegations found she broke the UK's ministerial code

Nov 19th 2020, 7:14 PM 38,385 Views 22 Comments

An investigation was launched in March over allegations that Patel belittled colleagues and clashed with officials.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack
# Terrorist Threat
# Terrorist Threat

UK raises terror threat level to ‘severe’ following Vienna attack

Nov 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 15,496 Views 5 Comments

The Home Secretary Priti Patel said the escalation meant an attack was now ‘highly likely’.

# priti-patel - Monday 19 October, 2020

UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry
# Public Inquiry
# Public Inquiry

UK Home Secretary to meet with Birmingham pub bombings families amid calls for new inquiry

Oct 19th 2020, 7:34 AM 16,209 Views 16 Comments

In April 2019, an inquest jury found a botched IRA warning call led to the deaths of 21 people unlawfully killed in the atrocity in 1974.

# priti-patel - Saturday 8 August, 2020

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
# Border Force
# Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,129 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

# priti-patel - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
# London
# London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,706 Views 77 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

# priti-patel - Sunday 7 June, 2020

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

UK police investigate after protesters throw statue of slave-trader MP into Bristol harbour

Updated Jun 7th 2020, 6:00 PM 47,802 Views 238 Comments

A crowd which had joined a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston.

# priti-patel - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

Apr 12th 2020, 7:49 AM 67,105 Views 125 Comments

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Boris Johnson ‘sticking by’ UK Home Secretary Priti Patel amid 'tsunami of staff bullying allegations'
# Fresh Allegations
# Fresh Allegations

Boris Johnson ‘sticking by’ UK Home Secretary Priti Patel amid 'tsunami of staff bullying allegations'

Updated Mar 4th 2020, 2:04 PM 58,254 Views 42 Comments

A spokesman for Patel said that she “categorically denies” all of the allegations made against her.

# priti-patel - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Priti Patel expresses ‘regret’ at resignation of Home Office civil servant after bullying claims
# Bullying Claims
# Bullying Claims

Priti Patel expresses ‘regret’ at resignation of Home Office civil servant after bullying claims

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:40 PM 21,913 Views 23 Comments

The Home Secretary urged staff in the department to come together as ‘one team’ after she was accused of bullying subordinates.

# priti-patel - Monday 2 March, 2020

Johnson asks Cabinet Office to ‘establish the facts’ over Priti Patel allegations
# Allegations
# Allegations

Johnson asks Cabinet Office to ‘establish the facts’ over Priti Patel allegations

Mar 2nd 2020, 10:16 PM 37,807 Views 31 Comments

Michael Gove confirmed the action being taken following an urgent question from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

# priti-patel - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him
# Sir Philip Rutnam
# Sir Philip Rutnam

Top UK civil servant resigns and accuses Priti Patel of 'vicious' campaign against him

Feb 29th 2020, 1:15 PM 36,857 Views 33 Comments

Sir Philip Rutnam reportedly was offered the chance to “go quietly” with a payoff, but chose to launch a stinging rebuke of Patel instead.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify
# Taking Back Control
# Taking Back Control

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Updated Feb 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 45,343 Views 95 Comments

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

# priti-patel - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says
# Isis
# Isis

Jihadi bride Shamima Begum cannot come back to UK, Home Secretary Priti Patel says

Sep 29th 2019, 12:18 PM 37,509 Views 94 Comments

Shamima Begum was 15 when she and two friends left London to marry Islamic State fighters in Syria in 2015.

# priti-patel - Monday 19 August, 2019

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit

Aug 19th 2019, 9:34 PM 88,763 Views 95 Comments

A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.

# priti-patel - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet
# Bojo's Team
# Bojo's Team

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet

Jul 25th 2019, 11:58 AM 34,849 Views 55 Comments

The new prime minister chose a Cabinet that is fiercely Brexiteer, with many of them under fire for previous controversies.

# priti-patel - Friday 7 December, 2018

Sinn Féin blasts 'reckless' Tory MP's suggestion to use food shortages in Ireland as leverage against backstop
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

Sinn Féin blasts 'reckless' Tory MP's suggestion to use food shortages in Ireland as leverage against backstop

Dec 7th 2018, 3:06 PM 40,009 Views 120 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald suggested that someone should buy Priti Patel a history book.

# priti-patel - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

UK minister resigns over 'secret' meetings in Israel
# Priti Vacant
# Priti Vacant

UK minister resigns over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Nov 8th 2017, 7:23 PM 22,520 Views 71 Comments

It had emerged that Patel held 12 meetings with Israeli groups and officials.

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