03 November 2022, The Tablet

Asylum seekers and the policy that shames Britain

Braverman has been accused of deliberately treating refugees so badly that others would be deterred from making the Channel crossing.

Asylum seekers and the policy that shames Britain

Suella Braverman, Home Secretary arriving in Downing Street for Cabinet Meeting.
Jeff Gilbert / Alamy

Suella Braverman has described the crossing of the English Channel by 40,000 refugees in small boats this year as an “invasion”. Even some in her own party deplore such language as inflammatory.
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