During the 1st debate for the position of prime minister, the current leader says that foreign courts cannot pose a risk to the country

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, said this Tuesday (4.Jun.2024) that the country may leave the ECHR (European Convention on Human Rights) to maintain the island’s security against illegal immigrants. The speech was during the 1st debate for the position of British Prime Minister organized and televised by ITV.

According to Sunak, maintaining the security of the United Kingdom is preferable to being subject to a foreign court. I will always choose the security of our country before being a member of a foreign court.”he declared.

When speaking on the topic, unlike Sunak, Keir Starmer, leader of the opposition since 2020 and current leader of the Labor Party, said that under his government the UK would not leave the European Convention on Human Rights, and that the gangs responsible for illegal immigration needed to be “crushed”.

The Sunak government’s opposition criticizes the current prime minister’s plan to send British asylum seekers to Rwanda because the idea is allegedly at odds with the human rights treaties that the United Kingdom has committed to upholding.

Previously, Starmer Prometheus cancel flights immediately if you take office. Second he, refugees have the right to wait for asylum in the country.

During the debate this Tuesday (June 4), the 2 candidates committed to working with Donald Trump if the Republican is elected to the White House. According to them, the British need to have a good relationship with the Americans.

Second voting intention polls carried out by More in Common, the Labor Party is the favorite to win the elections scheduled for July 4, with 45% of voting intentions. The Conservative Party, led by Sunak, has 26%.

Source: https://www.poder360.com.br/internacional/sunak-sugere-que-reino-unido-pode-deixar-tratado-de-direitos-humanos/

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