Rishi Sunak faces PMQs amid controversial migrant plans

The UN’s refugee agency called the Illegal Migration Bill effectively an 'asylum ban'.

Rishi Sunak faces Prime Minister’s Questions after his home secretary revealed the Government’s controversial migrant plans.

Suella Braverman said small boat crossings will “fall dramatically” under her asylum policy as she insisted they are legal, but could not say when removals will begin.

The plans designed to prevent anyone who arrives in the UK by unauthorised means from returning has faced fierce backlash.

The UN’s refugee agency calling it effectively an “asylum ban”.

Sunak is braced for legal challenges to the Illegal Migration Bill, which he sees as key to his pledge to “stop the boats” and his electoral chances.

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