Rebecca Jane labels Rwanda policy a 'PR stunt' and says Government should ban ALL MIGRANTS for five years

Rebecca Jane called on the government to ban all migrants from entering the UK for five years as she attacked their Rwanda policy

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Rebecca Jane has slammed the Government’s Rwanda plan in a furious rant in which she called the policy a “PR stunt”.

On Monday, senior judges rejected arguments that the plans to provide asylum seekers with one-way tickets to Rwanda were unlawful.

Rebecca Jane has slammed the Government’s Rwanda plan in a furious rant in which she called the policy a “PR stunt”.
Rebecca Jane has slammed the Government’s Rwanda plan in a furious rant in which she called the policy a “PR stunt”.

Lord Justice Lewis, sitting with Mr Justice Swift, dismissed the challenges against the policy as a whole, but ruled in favour of eight asylum seekers, finding the Government had acted wrongly in their individual cases.

Home Secretary Suella Braverman said she is “committed” to sending migrants to Rwanda as soon as possible after the judges ruled the multi-million pound deal to curb Channel crossings was lawful.

Suella Braverman told MPs the High Court judgment “thoroughly vindicated” the Government’s policy – which she insisted is “compassionate”, “pragmatic” and “rational”.

Now, the deputy leader of UKIP, Rebecca Jane, has accused the government of using the Rwanda plan as a “PR stunt”.

Speaking to Bev Turner on GB News she shared her thoughts on the controversial ruling: “I have no time for the Rwanda plan, I'm afraid, because it's an absolute PR stunt. It's a waste of time. It can only take 200 people. It's going to take months before anything even happens. It won't happen.

“So the plan is a waste, we need a better, proper plan.

“Conservative and Labour, I don't think either of them have got a good idea between them.

Deputy leader of UKIP Rebecca Jane joined Bev Turner on GB News
Deputy leader of UKIP Rebecca Jane joined Bev Turner on GB News

Asked what she would do she said: “Personally, I think that the problem is getting to shore. So I don't think we should be letting people get to shore. I think that we should be turning them back before they get here.

“I think that we should be heavily investing in our systems and the management behind the infrastructure of it, because that's another way in which it fails.

“We need to stop sending money to France. What on earth is that all about? That's ridiculous. So, yeah, my biggest part of it is stop people getting to shore.

She went on to suggest the UK bans any migrants from entering the country for the “next five years", adding that the country “can't cope”.

“We are at absolute breaking point in every possible way of the country… we need to get a grip on our country as it is.

“I think we need to have better systems, better structures. I think that we need to be looking at the nursing situation, the NHS, our schooling systems, and then we need sensible immigration.”