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Keir Starmer: the Rwanda deportation scheme is "dead and buried". Is this more of a prediction, statement of policy, or statement of fact?

It’s a statement of policy, and therefore a statement of fact, since the new government has an enormous majority and so will certainly last for a minimum of four years and be able to implement all of ...
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Keir Starmer: the Rwanda deportation scheme is "dead and buried". Is this more of a prediction, statement of policy, or statement of fact?

HM Government has, by definition, access to all the levers of power. Where legislation grants the government particular powers without requiring them to use those powers, then the government generally ...
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Keir Starmer: the Rwanda deportation scheme is "dead and buried". Is this more of a prediction, statement of policy, or statement of fact?

After reading the full BBC article, it seems the program was only getting underway, with the first batch of people being readied to be deported but no deportation to Rwanda happened so far. The ...
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Keir Starmer: the Rwanda deportation scheme is "dead and buried". Is this more of a prediction, statement of policy, or statement of fact?

It's certainly a "statement of policy" - it is Labour's policy. It is/was in the Labour manifesto 2024 and this is not the first time Starmer or indeed any Labour representative has said ...
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