A READER has got in touch to criticise the Government's scheme to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.

"I WOULDN’T do what the Government is doing, but I understand from the gutter press, the PM has challenged the critics of his mad cap Rwanda scheme, with the question: “Well what would you do instead?”

“Sack you for a start” would be the first response. I don’t believe the Government is serious about immigration anyway.

"Is it true they actually don’t keep complete records of who leaves the UK, and therefore don’t know entirely who is here and who isn’t here at any given time?

"The limited 100 places in the Rwandan assessment centre seem to be budgeted on the basis, those sent there will abscond upon arrival.

"Otherwise, won’t they be full up on the first day? What would there be to stop these unfortunate people trying to be smuggled back into the UK, in a dangerous game of cat and mouse?

"I understand from press reports, the Rwanda scheme will be costing the UK taxpayer four times as much per person."

Cllr Nigel Boddy (Lib Dem), North Road Ward, Darlington.


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