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Links between one of the militant unions which has induced distress throughout Britain for months with rail strikes and a charity opposing efforts to cease unlawful migrants coming to Britain have been uncovered. has seen a round despatched by ASLEF, which represents prepare drivers and has refused to reduce a pay take care of rail operators, to all its branches and equality reps.

The word signed by union normal secretary Mick Whelan reveals that ASLEF’s Bame (black and minority ethnic) Representative Committee will probably be internet hosting a fundraising occasion for the leftwing Care4Calais charity on October 18 in London.

The occasion is open to all ASLEF members at £5 a ticket and with leisure from BAFTA award profitable poet Big Scoop, music by DJ Foxxy and a Carribean buffet.

Tory MPs declare that it proves that the strikes are half of a wider leftwing agenda to assault Britain and the Conservative authorities.

Dudley North Conservative MP stated it was an enormous irony that ASLEF have made a lot effort stopping from individuals travelling legally however at the moment are supporting these travelling illegally into Britain.

He stated: “It seems that Aslef are more concerned about people travelling illegally across the Channel than the travelling public that ultimately pay their wages. They don’t care about working class people.

“Everything we know about Labour and the Unions that bankroll them is that they are resolutely pro-immigration, illegal or otherwise.

“This is a message that people out there should really think long and hard about. Aslef is just one Union.

“It is really no wonder that a Conservative government has had trouble implementing the Rwanda plan when the Remainer, leftwing establishment as a whole wants completely open borders and unlimited immigration.”

Earlier this month, Transport Secretary Mark Harper said that holding a strike to coincide with the start of the Conservative Party conference proved they were politically motiviated.

But Tory backbenchers are particularly angered with ASLEF’s support for Care4Calais which has been behind a number of legal challenges to the government on controling illegal immigration.

Most recently it went to court to prevent illegal migrants being housed on the giant barge Bibby Stockholm moored in Portland near Bournemouth.

Ipswich MP Tom Hunt, deputy chairman of the influential Common Sense Group of Tory MPs, said: “If ever we would have liked proof that todays militant commerce unions have gotten political automobiles to promote agendas very separate from the day to to day considerations of their members right here we have it.”

Bassetlaw MP Brendan Clarke-Smith, chairman of the Blue Ciollar Conservatism Movement, stated: “Not content with disrupting members of the public with their greedy demands, we can now see they also have an agenda to people who would see us having open borders.

“Not solely do they not signify working individuals – additionally they pose a risk to their entry to colleges, medical doctors and housing. These strikes aren’t about defending pay and situations, however are as a substitute about attacking the federal government and the British public.”

Stoke North MP Jonathan Gullis, who’s main makes an attempt for the UK to take away the European Court of Human Rights’ powers over unlawful migration to the UK, added: “ASLEF should spend less time supporting organisations that the Charity Commission have criticised, and more time keeping the trains going and rebuilding public confidence in our public transport.

“This once more reveals militant unions like ASLEF are solely enthusiastic about occasion politics and open borders, and could not give a rattling about how their strikes are hurting the British individuals from going about their lives, in addition to inflicting pointless financial harm to the nation.” has approached Care4Calais and ASLEF for remark.