Immigration policy will be based on the needs of our society and our economy

Labour is setting out a different vision to the Tories’ failed ‘hostile environment’ policies on immigration

I recently delivered the third in a series of keynote speeches on the subject of immigration as shadow home secretary.

In the first speech I dealt with Labour’s values as they apply to immigration. Specifically, I pledged to uphold the right to a family life and explained that, under Labour, for all those entitled to be here, there’ll be no deportations of family members or exclusion of family members.

In my second speech I tackled the issue of the Windrush scandal and how...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-09-22 02:56
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