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BoJo to take on ‘politically motivated lawyers’ over migrant resettlements

Boris Johnson is bracing for a battle with an ‘army of politically motivated lawyers’ over the government’s new migrant relocation plans.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the public that his plan to toughen the asylum process in Britain is threatened by legal challenges, which he says he wants to fight.

According to the British Prime Minister, an “army of politically motivated lawyers” are vying to disrupt the plan to send thousands of illegal migrants to Rwanda for processing, apparently in the hope of making Britain less attractive to those seeking to cross the English Channel illegally in small boats.

While government officials have sworn the new plans are legal and “fully compliant” with Britain’s international legal obligations, The Telegraph reports that Boris Johnson himself seems to be expecting the new plan to see it through the courts.

Despite this, Johnson has vowed he will fight any legal challenges presented to the government, and says he will even go so far as to implement so-called “legal reforms” if necessary to see the plan come to fruition.

“I promise that we will do whatever it takes to implement this new approach initially within the existing legal and constitutional frameworks,” he said, adding that as prime minister he was “also prepared to explore any other legal reforms that may be necessary.”

“If this country is considered a soft touch for illegal immigration by some of our partners, it is precisely because we have a formidable army of politically motivated lawyers who, for years, have made a point of thwarting the evictions and frustrate the government. ,” he also said.

Border protection measures and their enforcement have repeatedly been frustrated by hostile lawyers and legal experts in the past, with tougher UK migration rules regularly torn apart by legal challenges under Conservative Party rules since their took office in 2010 under David Cameron.

Things have not improved much since, with the government losing a High Court battle in January this year over the age assessment of two migrants who arrived in Britain by lorry.

Additionally, suspicions have been raised over the timing of the new relocation plan to Rwanda, with UK leftist opposition leader Keir Starmer suggesting the measure is just a distracting attempt by a Boris Johnson beleaguered.

There have been a series of more strident immigration announcements coinciding with Boris Johnson having had bad press cycles due to the so-called ‘Partygate’ scandal which saw the Prime Minister break his own rules of chinese coronavirus lockdown.

The plan was part of what was known as ‘Operation Red Meat’, which saw grassroots policies aired into public opinion, ostensibly in the hope of saving Prime Minister Johnson’s job, a plan which seems to have succeeded before.

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