Deportation flights hit turbulence

Patel's ‘ruin 1,000 lives by Christmas’ plan blocked

PRITI PATEL’s bid to deport 1,000 Channel crossing asylum-seekers by the end of the year hit another wall today after a judge halted a charter flight to Spain. 

The Home Office had planned to deport a group of up to 20 people on Thursday morning who had recently crossed the Channel in small boats.

But a High Court judge ordered the plane grounded over concerns the deportees were at risk of destitution in Spain. 

This was the fate of a group of 11 Syrian asylum-seekers...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-09-17 20:50
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