The British government has announced it will “resettle thousands more refugees starting from next year, and for years to come.”
In an official video message uploaded to social media by the Home Office, Secretary of State Sajid Javid, a contender for Tory leader — and therefore Prime Minister — and former Remainer, boasted that, “Since 2016, Britain has resettled more refugees than any other EU state, something that we’re very proud of.”
“Now, with the start of Refugee Week, we’ve made a renewed commitment to resettle thousands more refugees, starting from next year, and for years to come,” continued the Home Secretary, himself a son of Pakistani migrants.
“It’s something that we’ll continue to do in conflict zones and danger zones and from dangerous countries around the world, especially the Middle East and Africa,” he concluded — although why the Middle East and Africa should receive priority over refugees from anywhere else was left unexplained.
"The UK will resettle thousands more refugees starting from next year, and for years to come."
— Home Office (@ukhomeoffice) June 17, 2019
The announcement comes as Western-backed rebels with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) tell reporters from the left-wing Daily Mirror that “There are tens of thousands of Islamic State children in the refugee camps whose minds are poisoned”, warning that they could be “a danger to the world in years to come… a ticking bomb.”
One so-called child refugee, Iraqi teenager Ahmed Hassan, has already attempted to carry out a mass casualty terror attack in the United Kingdom by planting an improvised explosive device (IED) on a London tube train.
Fortunately, the shrapnel-laden bomb only partially detonated, injuring 51 people but killing none.
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— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) July 29, 2018
The planned refugee influx may come as something as a surprise to Tory grassroots members and voters, given the party has pledged to reduce net immigration to the country “from the hundreds of thousands to the tens of thousands” in three successive general election manifestos.
The party has come nowhere fulfilling this pledge over a period of almost a decade in government. This is partly because, as an EU member-state, it has little to no power to control immigration from the bloc’s other 27 members even in the case of dangerous criminals — but even non-EU immigration, which remains largely (although not entirely) within national control, is currently running at a 15-year high.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne may have revealed why this is in a decidedly indiscrete Evening Standard editorial, in which he indicated that the “tens of thousands” pledge was an empty promise designed to win votes which “[N]one of [the Cabinet’s] senior members supports… in private”, adding that “all would be glad to see the back of [it]”.
UK Migrant Boom: EU Migration Falls, But Non-EU Migration at 15-year High https://t.co/NQ4bRPJ4Qd
— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) February 28, 2019