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Scottish Parliament: Immigration Policy (Higher Education) (29 May 2014)

Humza Yousaf: ...the past year and a half, those in Westminster have disgracefully danced to the UKIP tune on immigration. Although some parties have done it more, I say to Kezia Dugdale that her own party’s MP, Diane Abbott, has warned her leader not to be “a milk-and-water Farage”. The Labour MP said that the party leader, Ed Miliband, risks alienating ethnic minority communities in the chase for...

Scottish Parliament: Home Office Go Home Campaign (19 Dec 2013)

Humza Yousaf: ...are on the wrong trajectory. I know that she says that that is not true, but I genuinely think that they are going in the wrong direction. I also believe that they are pandering to the UKIP agenda. Diane Abbott, who is a very senior member of the Labour Party, said: “Ed Miliband has made two speeches on immigration in recent months ... all parties need to be careful of ‘dog whistle’...

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