Sajid Javid defends the government’s right to deport
Sajid Javid defends the government’s right to deport convicted grooming gang members to Pakistan and stands by his ‘sick Asian paedophiles’ tweet
Sajid Javid said he took the Rochdale grooming scandal personally because it involved his home town and men who were from a Pakistani background like him. The Home Secretary defended the Government’s decision to strip some members of the gang of their British citizenship, insisting his job was to keep the British public safe even if it meant offenders being sent to a country where they may face fewer checks on their actions. Mr Javid insisted he was right to speak out about ‘sick Asian paedophiles’, arguing that ignoring their ethnicity would give a boost to extremists.