Tory ex-immigration minister mysteriously avoids £20,000 fine for employing illegal migrant

Last Updated: August 7, 2014By Tags: , , , , ,
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Here’s some dynamite from Tom Pride:

According to the UK government’s own web page – the fine for employing an illegal migrant worker is £20,000.

Tory minister Mark Harper employed a cleaner – Isabella Acevedo – who was dragged from her daughter’s wedding ceremony and deported last week when it was revealed she had embarrassed Harper by not having all her valid documents.

For some unexplained reason, however, Harper himself – who was recently given a new ministerial job by Cameron – has not been fined £20,000.

An employer won’t have to pay the fine if he or she can show a valid reason for employing an illegal migrant worker – however being unaware of the fact is not considered to be a valid reason.

So what exactly is Harper’s “valid reason” for not being fined?

That he’s a government minister and a good friend of Cameron?.

Of course – irony of ironies – it was Harper himself who as immigration minister introduced the fine for employing illegal migrant workers.

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  1. Mr.Angry August 7, 2014 at 1:11 pm - Reply


  2. Old news. Tories are corrupt, vile low belly, yellow spineless, gutless slagging fatherless s***s. AND THAT’S BEING POLITE – YOU WOULDN’T PRINT WHAT I REALLY THINK OF THEM.

    • Mike Sivier August 7, 2014 at 2:32 pm - Reply

      I had to edit what you did send me!

  3. robert fillies August 7, 2014 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    More hypocrisy from this Government full of hypocrites.

  4. Thomas M August 7, 2014 at 3:49 pm - Reply

    They can’t take the punishments that they give other people.

  5. casalealex August 8, 2014 at 12:09 am - Reply

    What’s good for the goose……..especially as the gander brought in the rule!

  6. Jane James (@TheJaneJames) August 9, 2014 at 6:01 pm - Reply

    well obviously if you introduce a law you are automatically immune from it- doesn’t everyone know that?

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