A Tory minister said Ukrainians should apply for seasonal work visas – 12 favourite clapbacks

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 28th, 2022

The situation in Ukraine remains bleak and incredibly dangerous for everybody there, which is why many have fled into nearby friendly countries, such as Poland, Slovakia and Hungary.

While those and other countries are doing whatever they can to accommodate the Ukrainians, it’s crucial that others open their borders to take some of those running from the Russian threat.

This announcement was certainly a huge step in the right direction.

It only served to further highlight the belief that the UK is simply not doing enough.

Lord Alf Dubs, who came to the UK from Prague under the Kindertransport programme, urged the government to play its part.

Labor MP Luke Pollard reacted to the news that no concessions would be made to confront the critical need.

Kevin Foster, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Safe and Legal Migration, had a criminally offhand response.

David Lammy referenced it to Trevor Phillips.

He was far from being in the minority with his condemnation.

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Dan Hodges had an important question.

Perhaps there can be a different arrangement.

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