Rishi Sunak is making a last-ditch effort to convince Conservative Members of Parliament before a crucial vote on the Rwanda bill.

Rishi Sunak is making a last-ditch effort to convince Conservative Members of Parliament before a crucial vote on the Rwanda bill.

According to a conservative member with right-wing views, Rishi Sunak should withdraw the legislation known as the “Rwanda bill” immediately.

On Tuesday, Rishi Sunak will convene an urgent breakfast meeting at Downing Street with members of the New Conservative group of backbenchers. This comes after a challenging day in Westminster regarding the Rwanda Bill.

A representative of the conservative organization stated that the Rwanda Bill requires significant revisions or a complete substitution. They plan to clearly communicate this to the Prime Minister during breakfast tomorrow and within the next day.

Mark Francois, the leader of the European Research Group (ERG), has informed Mr. Sunak that there is an agreement among conservative MPs to have him withdraw the Rwanda bill.

The leader of the rebellious group suggested that the government should create a new and improved version that addresses the numerous flaws in the current one.

“I concur with Deputy Chair David Jones of ERG, who stated that the current Rwanda bill is not easily modifiable during the committee stage, even if it successfully passes the initial hurdle on Tuesday.”

The group of lawyers known as the ERG’s “star chamber” stated that the bill offers a limited and inadequate solution, and does not fully achieve the intended policy goals.


Photos: Members of the Conservative party gather at Downing Street for a morning meal.

Several members of the Conservative Party have gathered at 10 Downing Street in preparation for a meeting with Rishi Sunak to discuss their decision on the Rwanda bill.

Approximately 20 members of the New Conservatives will be having breakfast with Mr. Sunak following their statement that his Rwanda bill requires significant revisions or an alternate solution.

Athena Stavrou12 December 2023 07:51

Starmer criticizes the proposed plan for Rwanda, stating it is a meaningless or insincere tactic.

Kier Starmer, Sir, has described the government’s proposal for Rwanda as a mere “trick” in anticipation of the much-awaited vote tonight.

During an interview on BBC Breakfast, he referred to the plan as “performance art” and stated that it would be ineffective and a pointless use of funds.

The speaker stated that he does not support spending £290 million on the Rwanda scheme, which he believes is a useless gimmick. He argues that the scheme will not be effective and will only benefit a small number of people, while there are currently 160,000 individuals waiting for their asylum claims to be processed.

He stated, “The cost is exorbitant and, as we discovered from the Prime Minister’s recent admission, the deal that will be made will also include Rwanda sending their refugees to the United Kingdom.”

“It’s a mere trick, it will not be effective, it is simply a performance. My approach would involve rolling up my sleeves and tackling the practical work needed to put an end to this repulsive business.”

Athena Stavrou12 December 2023 07:49

Additional Members of Parliament have arrived at Downing Street for the morning meal.

Miriam Cates and Danny Kruger, the creators of the conservative organization New Conservatives, have arrived at Downing Street to have breakfast.

Rishi Sunak is organizing a breakfast event in hopes of quelling a potential uprising regarding his stance on Rwanda, which is set to be voted on later tonight.

When reporters asked the MPs about their voting plans for the Safety of Rwanda Bill, they did not provide any response.

Athena Stavrou12 December 2023 07:44

Conservative rebels gather for breakfast at Downing Street.

Several members of the Conservative Party have gathered at the official residence of the British Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street, for a meeting with Rishi Sunak to discuss their stance on the proposed Rwanda legislation.

A team of individuals, including Lee Anderson, the deputy chairman of the Tory Party, entered together shortly before 7:30am.

Approximately 20 members of the New Conservatives are scheduled to have breakfast with Mr. Sunak following the group’s statement that his Rwanda bill requires significant changes or a complete replacement.

The prime minister is attempting to persuade them to not oppose the policy during tonight’s vote.

Athena Stavrou12 December 2023 07:39

Sunak is attempting to prevent a rebellion through a breakfast meeting.

Rishi Sunak plans to prevent a large-scale revolt while hosting a breakfast prior to the evening vote on his policy towards Rwanda.

Approximately 20 individuals from the New Conservatives party will join Mr. Sunak for a breakfast meeting at Number 10 later this morning. This comes as ministers make a final effort to persuade fellow party members and avoid a humiliating loss at the second reading.

A meeting was held at the office of backbencher Danny Kruger, attended by former ministers Robert Jenrick and Suella Braverman, where a group primarily composed of 2019 MPs stated on Monday that the Bill requires significant revisions or a complete replacement.

Athena Stavrou12 December 2023 07:23

The New Conservatives suggest that the Rwanda Bill requires significant changes or a complete replacement.

The New Conservatives stated that the Rwanda Bill requires significant revision or replacement.

A representative for the organization stated: “Over 40 team members gathered this evening to discuss the legislation.”

“Every member of that discussion said the Bill needs major surgery or replacement and they will be making that plain in the morning to the PM at breakfast and over the next 24 hours.”

Lydia Patrick12 December 2023 07:00

What is the new plan of the Sunak government for Rwanda and could it potentially lead to an election?

Rishi Sunak has implemented a law and held an urgent press conference in an effort to save his administration’s stance on Rwanda and reaffirm his control over a divided Conservative Party.

In the previous month, the Supreme Court declared that the policy was illegal and could not be implemented as is. The court determined that there was a legitimate concern that legitimate refugees sent to Rwanda could be sent back to their country of origin, where they may face unjust treatment.

To address the court’s issues, Home Secretary James Cleverly journeyed to Kigali, the capital of the country, on Tuesday to sign a new agreement. He then presented the details of the corresponding legislation in the House of Commons on Wednesday.

Lydia Patrick12 December 2023 06:00

The government has been accused of ignoring advice from experienced lawyers regarding Rwanda.

The Government has been criticized for disregarding advice from experienced lawyers regarding its delayed Rwanda proposal.

Described as a rare move in a bid to win over critics, the Government published a summary of its legal position in support of the scheme on Monday.

The report states that there is a solid legal foundation for a responsible government to pursue a new and controversial policy.

However, a prominent Conservative dissenter stated: “The government is deliberately disregarding guidance from experienced lawyers who argue that there are strong legal justifications for halting individual claims and all Strasbourg Rule 39 injunctions.”

Individual migrants can still submit their claims, but the process will take place in Rwanda. The Government must ensure that only minors under 18 or those who are unable to fly for medical reasons are exempt from being removed.

Parliament has the authority to prevent or limit individual legal challenges, and the courts will support this decision.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain12 December 2023 05:00

Ben Wallace is urging Conservative Members of Parliament not to jeopardize the government by voting against the Rwanda Bill.

Ben Wallace recently spoke out, cautioning Tory rebels against potentially sabotaging the government by voting against the urgent legislation for Rwanda.

The ex-defense secretary advised the government not to excuse Keir Starmer by making Tuesday’s vote an attempt to achieve perfection, which may be unattainable.

In his article for The Telegraph, he stated, “Establishing a strong deterrent requires gradual and consistent effort.”

Maryam Zakir-Hussain12 December 2023 04:00

Baroness Helic, a member of the Tory party and former advisor to William Hague, who sought refuge in the UK during the Bosnian war in the 1990s, stated: “Neglecting our obligations sets a precedent for other nations to follow suit.”

Baroness Chakrabarti, former shadow attorney general for Labour, stated that the proposed Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill goes against the efforts of previous generations who worked to establish declarations and treaties intended to protect its values through legally binding measures.

In response to the discussion, Baroness Swinburne, a leading member of the Tory party, stated that they are dedicated to protecting human rights globally, even in countries with whom they have strong partnerships.

“Rwanda is considered to be a country that prioritizes the rule of law and is safe and stable.”

Maryam Zakir-Hussain12 December 2023 03:00

Source: independent.co.uk