Immigration and Asylum

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th January 2001.

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Photo of Mr Dale Campbell-Savours Mr Dale Campbell-Savours Labour, Workington 12:00 am, 8th January 2001

Is it not true that if Opposition Members who opposed military action in Kosovo had had their way, millions of people in northern Albania and northern Macedonia would be in camps? There would have been a huge pressure on western European countries to take far greater numbers of asylum seekers, most of whom would have had a case. Those Opposition Members want it both ways.