The UK Home Office is Still Not Fit for Purpose (Daily Express Jul 23, 2106)

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THANKS TO Brexit and Theresa May’s arrival as Prime Minister, the UK may be about to twee a sea-change in the often chaotic ways it has managed migration in recent years. However it was not reassuring that during her first week as Home Secretary, Amber Rudd refused to commit to even a vague numerical target for [Read more…]

Theresa May’s Record as Home Secretary is Alarming, Not Reassuring (Spectator Blog Jul 16, 2016)

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Despite David Cameron’s experience as a marketing man, his skills at reputation management were feeble compared to those of Theresa May. May was not a terrible Home Secretary but she was not a good one, still less an outstanding one. Yes, she remained in office for six years. But longevity in office is hardly proof of [Read more…]

Theresa May is a Failed Home Secretary and Bad Choice for PM (Reaction.Life 2 Jul 2016)

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(Originally published on the Daily Telegraph site July 1, 2016; taken down later that afternoon: see https://order-order.com/2016/07/02/read-full-article-pulled-telegraph-pressure-may-campaign/) In the run-up to the 2015 election one of the handicaps David Cameron had to finesse was the fact that net migration to the UK was three times as high as he had promised it would be. Remarkably, none of [Read more…]