Suella Braverman could wreck Rishi Sunak's Brexit immigration plans for UK

In her leadership campaign, Braverman pledged to cut taxes and restore efficiency to govt, suspend Britain's net-zero 2050 target, end jurisdiction of European Court of Human Rights

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British Secretary of State for the Suella Braverman (Photo: Reuters)

Therese Raphael | Bloomberg
Britain’s new prime minister notably promised “integrity, professionalism and accountability” at Downing Street. But with the (re)appointment of Suella Braverman as Home Secretary, Rishi Sunak has opened himself to the charge that he failed at the first hurdle.
 
The Home Secretary is a darling of the party’s Brexiteer wing. The barrister daughter of immigrants, she shot up the ranks of the Tory party to become attorney general under Boris Johnson. She is also a former chair of the European Research Group that doomed Theresa May’s Brexit deal and premiership and helped elevate Johnson to prime minister.

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 11:23 AM IST

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