Why Priti Patel, who has for some inexplicable reason been made Home Secretary in the current Government, might not want to subject herself to questioning by the Home Affairs select committee became clearer yesterday, as Sophia Wolpers of London First perused the new points-based immigration criteria from Ms Patel’s department.had those numbers, too: “on average 50% of jobs in the food chain (excluding hospitality) are held by foreign, mostly EEA (40%), workers. Same goes for logistics and wholesale where the non-UK workforce is 39% or cleaning where it is at 35% on average. Immigrants literally help to keep this country running - from stocking shelves every morning to cleaning hospitals and treating patients”. Do go on.
They were the Nasty Party when Theresa May reminded them how some of the public saw them, and the Nasty Party they’ll always be. As long as Priti Patel is in power, that is.