This isn’t what any of us voted for when we left the EU, says Dan Wootton

'Here we are, six years later, still a member of the ECHR, still unable to protect our borders', says Dan Wootton on illegal immigration

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Here is Theresa May, speaking as a remainer Home Secretary in 2016, about why it is imperative the UK leaves the European Convention on Human Rights known as ECHR, regardless of the Brexit referendum result…

Well, here we are, six years later, still a member of the ECHR, still unable to protect our borders.

And now our southern border is subject to what the Home Secretary Superwoman Suella Braverman calls an invasion, with 42,000 and counting arriving illegally via small boats on the Channel this year alone.

With the disgusting People Smuggling Gangs emboldened by our light touch approach, by next year we could be into the six figures.

Meanwhile, Albanian economic migrants are manipulating May’s modern slavery legislation.

This isn’t what any of us voted for when we left the EU – that decision was about taking back control

Braverman is the only senior government minister who knows much of this discussion is futile until we’re out of the ECHR and able to implement sensible and humane plans like the Rwanda Scheme or another offshore processing location because of leftie lawyers…

Instead, we have Rishi Sunak talking a good talk, but putting his faith in his new BFF, fellow globalist Emmanuel Macron, which makes me want to scream.

The new £64 million deal with France won’t even enable illegal migrants to be deported back there

Earlier today in Bali, our political editor Darren McCaffery pushed the new PM hard at the G20 Summit in Bali, but got the usual rhetoric without a hard and fast plan attached. Sunak also refused to discuss Braverman’s desire for legal migration to be reduced into the tens of thousands.

Sunak is misunderstanding where the British public are at on the need to control migration and harden our borders.

It’s only leaving the ECHR and dramatically overhauling our human rights and modern slavery laws so they cannot be exploited by economic migrants that will give us a real shot at stopping the boats.

The new Prime Minister faces oblivion at the next election unless he takes immediate and dramatic action.