Boris Johnson defeated in House of Lords as peers vote for EU citize...

Source: The Independent - View Original Article
Published: Jan 21, 2020
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Policies:

ICE
Border Wall
Affirmative Action
European Union
Religious Freedom

Sentiments

81% "The estimated 3.6m EU residents in the UK fear victimisation without physical documents after Brexit, including by immigration officials as happened in the Windrush ..."
72% "Peers handed Boris Johnson his first parliamentary defeat since the election by voting for EU citizens to be given physical proof of their right ..."
66% "Peers also voted against the government on the issue of allowing British judges to overturn EU law, and further passed an amendment to allow ..."
63% "But the3million group, representing EU citizens, says that would be vulnerable to forgery and no substitute for the biometric card issued to non-EU residents ..."
60% "The House of Lords rejected ministers' pleas that the move would amount to ID card creep - insisting it was necessary to guard against ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

81% : The estimated 3.6m EU residents in the UK fear victimisation without physical documents after Brexit, including by immigration officials as happened in the Windrush scandal.
72% : Peers handed Boris Johnson his first parliamentary defeat since the election by voting for EU citizens to be given physical proof of their right to stay in the UK after Brexit, to prevent "another Windrush".
66% : Peers also voted against the government on the issue of allowing British judges to overturn EU law, and further passed an amendment to allow cases to be referred to the Supreme Court to decide whether to depart from EU case law.
63% : But the3million group, representing EU citizens, says that would be vulnerable to forgery and no substitute for the biometric card issued to non-EU residents in the UK.
60% : The House of Lords rejected ministers' pleas that the move would amount to "ID card creep" - insisting it was necessary to guard against discrimination by employers, landlords and the state.

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