UK: New ministerial team, as Patel Appointed New Secretary of State for International Development

The Rt Hon Priti Patel was appointed Secretary of State for International Development on Thursday 14 July following Theresa May’s appointment as Prime Minister. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said: “I am delighted to have been appointed International Development Secretary by the Prime Minister and will make sure we invest...
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Priti Patel: ‘The scale and impact of immigration from Europe is even higher than previously admitted. It is out of control – and cannot be controlled as long as we stay in the EU

Responding to the publication of national insurance number registration statistics by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Employment Minister Priti Patel said: ‘These figures – which had to be dragged out of the government – show the scale and impact of immigration from the EU is even higher than previously admitted. It is out of...
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UK- Queen’s Speech 2016

My Lords and Members of the House of Commons. My government will use the opportunity of a strengthening economy to deliver security for working people, to increase life chances for the most disadvantaged and to strengthen national defences. My ministers will continue to bring the public finances under control so...
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EP stops work on Turkey visa waiver- EU Observer

By NIKOLAJ NIELSEN AND ESZTER ZALAN STRASBOURG, BRUSSELS, TODAY, 22:48 MEPs have stopped work on plans to give Turks visa-free access to the EU’s Schengen zone, putting a wider migrant deal in doubt. Group leaders in the European Parliament’s “conference of presidents” quietly suspended work on the file last Wednesday....
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