Rwanda plan will ‘put an finish’ to lodge prices, No 10 says | EUROtoday
The chairmen of the general public accounts committee and the house affairs committee have hauled the everlasting secretary of the Home Office in entrance of them subsequent week.
In a letter to Sir Matthew Rycroft, Dame Meg Hillier and Dame Diana Johnson accused him of an “extreme lack of respect” after Sir Matthew declined to reply questions in regards to the prices of the Rwanda deportation plan.
“We were surprised and disappointed that after refusing to answer questions about spending on the Rwanda scheme in response to direct questions on November 29 and December 4 from both our respective committees, you published a letter at 9.45pm which had been sent to us at 9.16pm on December 7.
“Not only did you give us no notice that such an important letter, containing some of the answers to the information we had requested, was coming, but you published the letter before our committees had time to consider it. This shows an extreme lack of respect for our committees. Moreover, the information provided does not answer our questions in full.”
They added: “In your letter of 7th December, you have now informed us that an additional £100m was paid to the Rwandan Government in April 2023.
“With a vote in Parliament due on 12th December on legislation which was only unveiled on 7th
December we expect full and frank answers on this matter at the public hearing. Parliament needs full