The Tories face political oblivion if they fail to tackle the Channel migrant crisis, says Dan Wootton

Dan Wootton says the British public is experiencing an 'unrelenting nightmare'.
Dan Wootton says the British public is experiencing an 'unrelenting nightmare'.

What an unrelenting nightmare being inflicted on the British people

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What an unrelenting nightmare being inflicted on the British people.

Hot on the heels of news that net migration has surged to 504,000 in a year, alongside an invasion of over 42,000 illegal migrants via the Channel - with hundreds more arriving today - in a clear betrayal of our decision to take back control through Brexit, there is now a serious threat to our health.

The tens of thousands of arrivals that we are spending £7 million a DAY to put up in luxury hotels are feared to have been spreading infections of highly contagious diseases such as diphtheria, scabies, group A Strep and MRSA to the wider population after being moved from the Manston processing centre.

215 asylum seekers have been housed in Skegness hotels - and residents have had enough.

I have been clear on this show for the past year that we are facing a national emergency, with the government’s weak approach emboldening the people smugglers and putting more lives at risk.

Here’s more proof of just that.

At least the wider Conservative party finally seems to be catching up.

Dan Wootton says the UK is facing a national emergency.
Dan Wootton says the UK is facing a national emergency.

More than 50 Tory MPs, led by former Brexit Secretary David Davis and signed by former Cabinet ministers including Dr Liam Fox and Esther McVey, have now written to the new Prime Minister urging him to change the law so that “bogus” asylum applications from migrants from safe countries like Albania who claim to be victims of modern slavery can be automatically rejected.

It may be too little, too late for the Tories, who have finally realised they face political oblivion if they fail to solve the Channel migrant crisis.

The Mail on Sunday reported yesterday that…

Panicking Tory MPs in the Red Wall seats of the North and Midlands have held discussions about forming a breakaway party along the lines of the Scottish Tories that would be tougher than Rishi Sunak's Government on issues such as immigration, crime and Brexit.

While that would probably be electoral suicide under First Past the Post, a surging Reform UK, with hints my GB News colleague Nigel Farage could make a return to frontline politics with the former Brexit Party, is providing a massive threat.

Refusing to do any deals with the Tories in marginal seats at the next election, they’re now hammering the ruling party over illegal immigration…

There is only one answer for the Conservatives now: Stop the boats and pledge to reduce legal immigration to the tens of thousands.

But there’s no sign the new wet administration of Fishy Rishi and High Tax Hunt intend to do that, much the chagrin of Home Secretary Suella Braverman.

The Tories have been warned – their future is at stake.

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