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James Cleverly says aide only said Rwanda scheme was 'crap' for effect

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2024
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The Home Secretary's top aide only said the Rwanda scheme was 'crap' for dramatic effect, James Cleverly has insisted. James Sunderland, the Tory MP for Bracknell, only criticised the government's flagship immigration policy to 'shock and grab the attention of the audience', he said. Mr Sunderland, speaking at a private event in April, twice said the policy was 'crap' - but later in the conversation defended it as an effective deterrent. Mr Cleverly told the BBC yesterday: 'I've had a conversation with him and I've also heard the recording. And...

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