British Airways SACKS stewardess behind racist Snapchat rant – Mailonline

British Airways sacks stewardess behind racist rant against Nigerian passengers Joanne Wickenden sparked outrage after recording the racist clip in her BA uniform before flying from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday night The 23-year-old said today that she was set up by a BA colleague who recorded her and shared the clip In a statement …

UK banks to check 70m bank accounts in search for illegal immigrants – The Guardian

Exclusive: From January banks will be enrolled in Theresa May’s plans to create ‘hostile environment’ for illegal immigrants. A Barclays spokesperson said the bank was simply complying with the Immigration Act 2016. Banks and building societies are to carry out immigration checks on 70m current accounts from January in the biggest extension of Theresa May’s …

Deception, causation and deprivation of British citizenship By Colin Yeo

In Sleiman (deprivation of citizenship; conduct) [2017] UKUT 367 (IAC) the tribunal considered the question of how directly causative past deception must be of a subsequent grant of British citizenship in order for a person to be deprived of that citizenship on the basis of deception. The official headnote: In an appeal against a decision …

No ‘constructive ambiguity’. Labour will avoid Brexit cliff edge for UK economy by Keir Starmer

We need a transitional Brexit deal that provides maximum certainty and stability. Labour will deliver it. If we are to deliver a deal that protects jobs and the economy, we must be clear about the hard choices that need to be made.Constructive ambiguity – David Davis’s description of the government’s approach – can only take …

UK criminal check plan for EU citizens is sticking point in Brexit talks

British demands to carry out criminal records checks on every EU citizen seeking "settled status" in the U.K. after Brexit have proved a major sticking point in talks with Brussels, according to individuals familiar with the negotiations. | Juan Mabromata/AFP via Getty ImagesUK criminal check plan for EU citizens is sticking point in Brexit talksBrussels …

Bexit, Yes Prime Minister 

An office. There is a knock on the door. Sir Humphrey Come in. Minister I’m told I can find the new permanent secretary of the new Brexit ministry in here. Sir Humphrey Indeed you can. Sir Humphrey Appleby at your service. Minister I’m the new minister. Sir Humphrey Which one? Minister Which one? Sir Humphrey …

Small print of repeal bill creates unprecedented new powers for Brexit ministers – Ian Dunt

On the face of it, the repeal bill addresses many of the concerns of its critics. But once you dig in a little further, the full scale of the executive power grab becomes clear. There has never been a piece of legislation like this in modern British history. We have never handed the government so …