26 Mar 2023

How the PM’s immigration bill went from humanitarian to political crisis

The government’s Illegal Migration Bill reaches committee stage tomorrow with Conservative MPs divided over whether the law is too harsh, or not harsh enough.

The bill would make it possible to deport any illegal migrant from the UK.

A sizeable number of right-wing MPs are demanding an amendment to stop past judgements by the European Court of Human Rights being used to block such removals.