Here’s a nasty aspect to Theresa May’s Brexit we haven’t fully explored – she’s using it to have another stab at Johnny – and Jane – Foreigner.
Remember – this is the woman who set up the “hostile environment” policy that led to the Windrush scandal.
This is the woman who sent advertising vans around London calling for illegal immigrants to “go home” – and set off a string of false accusations against British citizens who just happened to “look foreign” – whatever that means.
This the woman whose successors at the Home Office appear to have deliberately ignored – for four months – pleas to help seven asylum-seeking mothers who had been left to survive in a rodent-infested house, despite having been given all the information needed.
And in her letter to the nation, Mrs May made her intentions for the future perfectly clear:
"We will put an end to free movement once and for all."
PM makes it clear what's driving this deal. Everything else (economy, trade deals, "control") is secondary. https://t.co/N9TWfhz0Fk
— Jonathan Portes (@jdportes) November 25, 2018
Yes indeed – look at her attitude to Asia Bibi – a Christian mother seeking asylum after fleeing lynch mobs in Pakistan: She vetoed the asylum application.
Her claim was that it would upset British Muslims but consider her record. It seems far more likely that she just wants to cause as much trouble as possible for the foreign woman.
And now we have learned that Mrs May is planning to deceive us all by faking statistics so immigration appears to fall after Brexit.
It’s a simple premise, too – change 12-month visas for low-skilled foreign workers to 11-month visas. People on 12-month visas are included in immigration statistics; those on 11-month visas aren’t.
So Mrs May would make it seem that the number of low-skilled migrant workers has fallen after the UK leaves the European Union, when in fact it has not.
Where she wrote, “We will take back control of our borders, by putting an end to the free movement of people once and for all,” she meant that she would make sure those who need the UK’s help don’t get it.
And where she wrote, “Instead of an immigration system based on where a person comes from, we will build one based on the skills and talents a person has to offer,” well, that was just a lie, it seems. She’ll flood the country with low-skilled foreigners and lie about it to the nation.
This is what you get when you analyse Theresa May’s Brexit:
Cruelty and lies.
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If only your work was on the front of the MSM! It’s only a compliant press that is keeping that woman in power.
Ending the bigoted “freedom of movement for citizens of 27 mainly white eu nations, including their unemployed unemployable non skilled, to the detriment of 164 nations largely coloured and black qualified workers should be something any sensible person would consider a good thing, but no they run round screaming the bigoted word racist because they prefer to have white people no matter how poorly qualified rather then highly qualified black and coloured people.
Mike Sivier, Are you saying that no other asylum seeker was granted asylum during the same period as Asia Bibi’s case? As that would need to be true if your assertion that May is after Jonny and Jane foreigner is true, wouldn’t it.
Also, what’s your general stance on Brexit? It would be interesting to know, as your use of the staunch – anti EU – Tony Benn’s quote to sully May’s intentions would be rather ironic!