Government insists controversial Rwanda deportations will go ahead on Tuesday

by 24britishtvJune 14, 2022, 11:50 a.m. 17
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A deeply controversial deportation flight to Rwanda will take off from Britain on Tuesday with immigrants who have sought refuge here, Cabinet minister Liz Truss said. The Foreign Secretary was unable to say how many people would be on the flight, with some reports saying it could be as few as seven, or how much it would cost. But she argued that the flight would establish the “principle” of flying people, who cross the Channel in small boats to get into Britain, to the African country where they can claim asylum. Continue reading: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/liz-truss-rwanda-flight-britain-migrant-legal-challenges-high-court-b1005940.html Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1

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