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# Suella Braverman

Last month
November 2023
UK Supreme Court rules government plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda is unlawful
The ruling is another blow to Rishi Sunak’s promise to “stop the boats”.
Rishi Sunak stresses ‘united team’ at first Cabinet meeting following dramatic reshuffle
David Cameron was attending his first Cabinet since his resignation as Prime Minister in 2016.
Former UK PM David Cameron returns as Foreign Secretary as Suella Braverman fired from Cabinet
Cameron has said: ‘Though I may have disagreed with some individual decisions, it is clear to me that Rishi Sunak is a strong and capable Prime Minister.’
Calls for Rishi Sunak to sack Suella Braverman mount as she is accused of spawning ‘hatred’
Labour leader Keir Starmer said few public figures “have done more recently to whip up division” than the British Home Secretary.
Mary Lou McDonald says Suella Braverman must 'cop on' after comments on Northern Ireland
The UK Home Secretary has also been accused of emboldening far-right protesters after some clashed with police in London today.
Rishi Sunak under pressure to sack Suella Braverman over article criticising police
The article, which used Northern Ireland as an example in criticising pro-Palestine “hate marchers”, was not signed off by Downing Street.
Braverman uses Northern Ireland example during criticism of pro-Palestine ‘hate marchers’
She characterised alleged reports that organisers of Saturday’s march were linked to Hamas as “disturbingly reminiscent of Ulster”.
Varadkar on Braverman's NI 'hate march' comments: 'I'm not exactly sure what was meant'
Braverman said reports that organisers of an upcoming protest were linked to Hamas was “disturbingly reminiscent of Ulster”.
This year
UN refugee agency rejects UK Home Secretary's comments about migration
Suella Braverman appeared to suggest that fearing discrimination for being gay should not be enough to qualify for asylum in the UK.
Britain's Met Police stand down plan to use military back-up after enough firearms officers return
Met Police officers stood down from firearms duties after a colleague was charged with murder.
Suella Braverman will not face investigation over handling of speeding offence
Braverman was accused of breaching ministerial code by asking civil servants to help with a private matter.
'I paid the fine': Braverman plays down speeding offence amid claims she tried to avoid penalty points
UK Prime Minister is considering whether to order an investigation into allegations the secretary breached the ministerial code
UK government ‘in negotiations’ after three British men detained by Taliban
Suella Braverman said anyone travelling to dangerous parts of the world should take the utmost caution.
French and UK leaders try to overcome Brexit tensions at first high-level summit in five years
Emmanuel Macron and Rishi Sunak met today in Paris to discuss Ukraine and migration.
Gary Lineker vows to 'speak up for those with no voice' after slamming UK migrant boats plan
The Match of the Day host said Home Secretary Suella Braverman’s plans were “beyond awful”.
UK Government prepares to unveil new legislation to ‘stop the boats’
The legislation, promised as part of UK Government efforts to tackle illegal migration, could come as soon as Tuesday.
UK Home Secretary challenges tribunal ruling over ex-soldier Lisa Smith who joined IS
Smith’s lawyers argue that she is entitled to be treated as a British citizen under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Charity refuses to delete clip of Holocaust survivor confronting UK politician
UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman, who referred to migrants as ‘an invasion’, was accused of Nazi-like rhetoric by the activist.
Last year
And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.
Truss's morning on the brink amid Braverman resignation and chaos in the House of Commons
There were mounting calls for the Prime Minister to step down, before did at lunchtime today.
Sunak-supporter Grant Shapps named UK's new Home Secretary after Suella Braverman resigns
Braverman took up the role in September as part of Liz Truss’ new Cabinet.
‘No plans’ to change classification of cannabis to Class A drug in UK, says No 10
There have been reports suggesting the UK Home Secretary was open to a tougher stance on cannabis.
UK Ministers urge Tory MPs to back Truss or risk electoral defeat
The appeal for unity comes as fresh polling puts the UK PM’s personal approval rating at minus 47.
British home secretary says it's her 'dream' to see a flight take asylum seekers to Rwanda
‘That’s my dream, that’s my obsession,’ said British home secretary Suella Braverman.
Coroner ‘startled’ by British Attorney General’s failure to reply to files query
An inquest into the death of a man shot during a prison escape heard that there had been no response from the AG’s office in London for nine months.