Priti Patel told Tory MPs she is working on new laws to reform the asylum system which will be met with strong opposition

The ‘fair borders bill’ is intended to stop cases being drawn out

‘She it’s going to be difficult, the left are going to have a meltdown’
Priti Patel also made clear that Britain will not pay extra money to France to help stem the flow of migrants until it agrees to take back more of them

She said Britain has already given France significant sums to tackle crisis & said it needs to use existing resources
Priti Patel also suggested that the Royal Navy is unlikely to be deployed in the English Channel, pointing to the use of surveillance aircraft instead
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