Eurocrats dismiss plan as 'delusional'
Sir Keir Starmer's plan to land a migrant returns deal with the EU has been swiftly dismissed as "delusional" by Eurocrats in Brussels.
Labour leader believes agreement with EU is key to ending Channel crisis
Sir Keir Starmer unveiled his blueprint this week in an effort to silence critics who say he has no plan to curb deadly crossings in the English Channel.
EU sources: "Absolutely no question of helping the UK"
EU sources have stated that there is "absolutely no question of helping the UK until we have put our own house in order." They believe European governments are under much more pressure on asylum and migration than Britain.
Bloc has been unable to broker EU-wide returns agreement
The EU has been trying for years to broker an EU-wide returns agreement, but has made no progress so far.
Policing Minister: Starmer's plans have collapsed with reality
Policing Minister Chris Philp commented, "It would appear that Keir Starmer's plans have sort of collapsed with the first contact with reality."
Shadow Home Secretary calls criticism 'total garbage'
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper dismissed the criticism, stating, "What they (Tories) have been trying to say is that we would somehow be part of the European member states' asylum dispersal quota scheme. We clearly won't be part of that quota scheme."
Over 100 migrants cross the Channel on Thursday
On Thursday, another 115 migrants crossed the English Channel in two overcrowded boats.