Sunday Papers – Charles told stay out of politics, brands Rwanda plan ‘appalling’
Various stories dominate the Sunday papers, with several front pages reporting on the backlash from MPs facing Prince Charles after he called the government’s Rwanda asylum plan ‘appalling’.
The Mail On Sunday – We will not back down on Rwanda, Charles
The Mail On Sunday says the home secretary is to launch an advertising campaign warning migrants that they could be sent to Rwanda if they enter the UK illegally. The paper says that Priti Patel intends to “overhaul” laws on modern slavery to stop them being used by “left-wing lawyers” to block deportations in the future.
Sunday Express – Stay put of politics, Charles
The Sunday Express leads with calls for Prince Charles to stay out of politics after his comments about the government’s plan to send some migrants to Rwanda.
“Stay out of politics Charles” headlines the Sunday Express after it was revealed the prince reportedly called the scheme “appalling”. The paper reports politicians and royal experts have urged the heir to the throne to remain “politically neutral” and quote MP Tom Hunt warning him to be “incredibly careful going forward”.
Sunday People – Putin death squad won’t stop us fighting
Britons fighting in Ukraine say they are undeterred by the threat of Putin’s death squads – that’s on the front of the Sunday People.
The paper carries comments from two British men who have volunteered to fight in the Ukrainian army. One father, who has now returned to the UK, suggests the death sentence passed on two British men fighting for Ukraine, imposed by a Russian proxy court, could encourage other Britons to join the war. “Putin death squads won’t stop us fighting” is the People’s headline.
Sunday Mirror – Raab gives hope of justice at last
The Sunday Mirror hears from the mother of James Bulger ahead of a parole bid by one of the little boy’s killers.
Justice Secretary Dominic Rabb has met with Denise Fergus who says she was left ‘with hope’ following the meeting. She is hoping Mr Rabb will intervene in a parole hearing for Jon Venables – one of the two boys who killed her son James in Merseyside in 1993.
The Sunday Times – Johnson turns his back on green agenda
The government has retreated from its green agenda to focus on the cost of living crisis, The Sunday Times reports.
The paper says the prime minister has scaled back plans to rewild the country as the government retreats from its green agenda to tackle rising prices.
The front page also reports on Prince Charles – claiming cabinet ministers have “fired a warning shot” at him over fears he “will plunge the country into a constitutional crisis if he continues to meddle in government business” when he accedes the throne. The prince’s office insists he will remain “politically neutral” when he becomes monarch.
Daily Star Sunday – knit wits
The Daily Star Sunday reports that convicts are doing community service from home.
The paper carries a mocked-up picture of a man knitting as it claims convicted criminals are knitting hats and scarves at home as part of their community service. The paper describes the situation as “clickety-clack crackers”.
The Sunday Telegraph – Tories at war over calls to cut tax
Tory divisions over tax cuts are on the front of The Sunday Telegraph.
The paper reports MPs and ministers are calling for “urgent” action to tackle the cost of living.
The paper quotes one source close to the prime minister saying “money isn’t there to cut taxes now”. To add to the “Tory war”, the Telegraph says it has learnt Chancellor Rishi Sunak will refuse tax cuts unless Boris Johnson can identify government spending he is willing to cut to fund the move.
The Observer – Johnson faces rural fury over post-Brexit food strategy
The Observer leads with criticism from farmers and environmentalists of Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit food strategy. “Johnson faces rural fury over post-Brexit food strategy” headlines the paper.
The paper reports farmers and environmentalists are angry over Boris Johnson’s food strategy for England set to be announced on Monday. The National Farmers Union tells the Observer ambitious proposals to help farmers increase food production have been “stripped to the bone” in the government’s new white paper, and farmers are furious with policies they believe will make them poorer.
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