The enlargement of the EU that allowed people from new member states to come to Britain was a gigantic experiment conducted at the expense of ordinary workers, Len McCluskey has said.
The tributes over, MPs on both sides of the house rose to applaud Jo Cox. Moments later, up in the gallery, her sister Kim stood to clap both Jo and the MPs who had honoured her memory so movingly.
Politicians should not put an arbitrary cap on migration because numbers fluctuate according to the health of the economy, Andy Burnham has said. In a Guardian debate on the EU, the shadow home secretary gave a firm defence of the role immigrants play in the NHS and dismissed the idea of a fixed limit.
David Cameron’s former strategy guru has claimed that officials told the prime minister four years ago that it would be impossible to meet his immigration target from within the EU. Steve Hilton, who is now campaigning for Brexit alongside Boris Johnson, said Whitehall officials told the prime minister “directly and explicitly” that the pledge to bring down net migration to tens of thousands would fail.
Boris Johnson has sought to change the rhetoric about immigration in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, calling for an amnesty for migrants who entered the UK illegally more than 12 years ago.
A record number of British solicitors are registering to practise in Ireland over fears of a vote to leave the EU, the Republic’s Law Society has revealed.
David Cameron has said he has four days left to make a better case to keep Britain in the EU as many voters remain confused about the referendum that will decide the fate of his leadership.
Only a handful of multi-academy trusts are up to the job of improving England’s schools, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has told MPs, before accusing the Department for Education of being too slow to intervene in struggling schools.
Tony Blair and two former deputy prime ministers, Lord Heseltine and Nick Clegg, have launched a late plea to voters to reject “division, isolationism and blame” and vote on Thursday to stay in the EU.
If David Cameron had hoped that the media’s leader writers would somehow not judge the Brexit vote to be his abiding legacy, then he will be gravely disappointed as he reads Tuesday’s editorials.
Sir Alan Duncan will on Monday become the first Foreign Office minister to visit Argentina since the Conservatives came to power in 2010 in the strongest sign yet that Anglo-Argentinian relations are recovering despite the continuing dispute over the Falkland Islands.
Boris Johnson has endorsed a new cross-party campaign created by prominent pro-Brexit politicians aimed at pressuring Theresa May into fully delivering on the promise that Britain will leave the EU.