10 May 2023

Immigration battle: government small boats policy is ‘immoral’ says Archbishop of Canterbury

Political Editor

The battlelines have been drawn for a major fight in the House of Lords over the government’s Illegal Migration Bill, with Justin Welby branding it “morally unacceptable”.

Peers are planning to defy the Commons by making major changes to the bill.

The Government insists it has a moral obligation to stop the people smugglers