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Johnson piles pressure on Sunak over migration figures - as he claims Dublin 'engulfed by race riots'

Sky News 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 Dublin.
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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...

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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

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Former deputy Conservative Party chair, Lee Anderson, has not spoken to Rishi Sunak since he lost the whip, adding he held no malice toward the prime minister. Mr Anderson refused to rule out joining the Reform Party, saying he was not prepared to discuss his political journey. Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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In an exclusive interview, the Prime Minister tells Channel 5 News' Andy Bell that threats to our democratic processes have crossed a line. While discussing events over the last week, and when questioned about his view on whether Lee Anderson’s comments about Sadiq Khan were Islamophobic, Rishi Sunak said he agreed with people’s frustrations that the aggressive and intimidating behaviour of some is threatening the UK’s democracy. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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