• Friday, March 24, 2023


EU Debate: Priti Patel calls for points based immigration system

Priti Patel

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Vote Leave campaigner Priti Patel is calling for a points based immigration system to “restore public trust.” In a joint statement released with Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Gisela Stuart, she said that immigration in the UK was “out of control” and had adversely affected schools, hospitals, public transport and housing. They services are “all struggling to cope with growing demands,” they have claimed. Arguing for an introduction of an Australian-style points based immigration system, the statement said that an inability to do anything to control the number of people coming to Britain from the EU meant that the country…

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