Amber Rudd made the attack in her speech to the Tory party conference [Image: Carl Court/Getty Images].

Amber Rudd made the attack in her speech to the Tory party conference [Image: Carl Court/Getty Images (slightly modified)].

Much has been made of Amber Rudd’s Naziesque plan to monitor the numbers of migrant workers in UK companies, so it is worth reminding ourselves that she is an idiot.

Having attacked Jeremy Corbyn for promising the return of a fund aimed at reducing the impact of immigration on local services, she waited a matter of seconds before stealing that very policy.

It can’t be such a bad policy if she’s nicking it!

A top Tory has attacked Jeremy Corbyn for wanting a migration impact fund – seconds before launching a migration impact fund.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd laid into the Labour leader for vowing the return of a cash pot axed by the Tories in 2010.

Labour’s £35m Migration Impacts Fund was opened by Gordon Brown in 2009 and handed money to councils whose services were under strain.

Ms Rudd told the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham: “Jeremy Corbyn wants the Government to bring back a migration fund Gordon Brown introduced after Labour let immigration spiral out of control.”

However, she then instantly said she will push through the Tory manifesto’s £140m Controlling Migration Fund.

Like Labour’s fund, it will be paid to local councils which can then spend it themselves.

Source: Top Tory attacks Jeremy Corbyn for launching a migration fund – then launches a migration fund – Mirror Online


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