A frantic week in Parliament has seen the pressure on the Government increasing. The Windrush Scandal continues to role on and the Home Secretary is hearing louder and louder calls for her to resign. This has been especially so as the debacle and lack of transparency over the handling of the affair, especially over the issue of targets. The Home Secretary told Parliament that there were none, then later evidence emerged that they did in fact exist.
Meanwhile Brexit still looms large over everything we do. The Government’s Brexit Bill has suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords and this week the Commons finally got the chance to debate the Customs Union. Meanwhile, behind the scenes the enormous administrative task of carrying out Brexit is taking up the vast majority of Members time. A snapshot of the amount of time taken by Brexit related issues can be found here.
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