UK flooded with illegals; the tactics must change.
It’s about self-preservation, not UN/EU fantasies.
– Tories urge Priti Patel to ignore human rights and international law to take actions necessary for self-preservation.
Several Tories also called on Home Secretary Priti Patel to set up offshore centres to process people who try to cross in small boats, amid rising concern in the party.
Amid exchanges over asylum seekers being housed in hotels, veteran backbencher Sir Edward Leigh said: “This is now a national emergency, will the Home Secretary bring in emergency powers act to override the Human Rights Act if necessary?”
Another of the Tories’ 2019 intake, North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker, suggested concerns that offshore processing could breach international law should be disregarded because the UK is a “sovereign country”.