Johnson piles pressure on Sunak over migration figures - as he claims Ireland 'engulfed by race riots'
Friday, 24 November 2023 Boris Johnson has heaped further pressure on Rishi Sunak over the UK's "all-time high" net migration figures, as he suggested "demographic change" had led to "race riots" in Ireland.
Migration to the UK needs to "come down to more sustainable levels" says Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, after figures from the Office for National Statistics showed net migration to the UK hit a record high in 2022. The figures have added to the pressure on Sunak, whose Conservative party has vowed to...
Anas Sarwar has warned that another five years of Tory rule at Westminster would be an "unbearable nightmare", as he urged the public to vote Scottish Labour in the next general election. The leader of Scottish Labour added, Rishi Sunak's Conservative Party is pushing closer to the "far-right crank fest", and he described the prime minister and his predecessors Liz Truss and Boris Johnson as "charlatans". Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Rishi Sunak reveals he spoke to Boris Johnson ‘late last year’ and doesn't rule out the former PM returning to the Cabinet in a new ITV1 documentary airing on Thursday tonight. The prime minister speaks to ITV News Deputy Political Editor Anushka Asthana for Rishi Sunak: Up Close - Tonight which airs on ITV1 & ITVX at 8.30pm. In it, he is asked if he misses the former PM and whether he would have him back in his cabinet, to which he says: "I’m proud of the work that we did together. And we worked well together for a long time. In the end there are, you know, well-documented differences…" Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In an interview on Channel 5 News on Wednesday, the outgoing First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, talks to Dan Walker about his working relationship with the UK government, the covid inquiry and dealing with the loss of his wife, Clare, last year. When asked about his dealings with former prime minister Boris Johnson, Mr Drakeford says: “If it wasn’t the pandemic, I suspect myself, that he would have been found out some other way”. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
George Galloway said his victory in the Rochdale by-election "is going to undermine Keir Starmer very considerably." Mr Galloway, who took the seat with 12,335 votes (39.7%), said Labour has "lost millions of people who were traditional and loyal supporters of theirs." It comes as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak addressed the nation outside Downing Street this evening, describing the Rochdale by-election result as "beyond alarming." Report by Kennedyl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Rishi Sunak said he welcomes the 'slowing' levels of migration. The Office for National Statistics said estimated net migration stood at a provisional 672,000 in the year to June 2023, up from 607,000..