Friday 19 April 2024 - 03:38

UK's Rwanda Asylum Plan to Be Debated on April 22

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On Wednesday, Britain's House of Lords rejected for a fourth time the piece of legislation needed for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to push through one of his flagship policies, Reuters reported.

Under the scheme, the government wants to start sending asylum seekers arriving illegally in Britain to Rwanda to have their claims processed.

“Our intention is to get this done on Monday,” Sunak's spokesman said, adding that the government did not want to see any more delay.

The bill will continue to be passed between both houses of parliament until the final wording is agreed. Parliamentary time was also set aside, if needed, for further debate on April 23.