Commonwealth Day Drinks Reception with The Rt. Hon Priti Patel MP

In the press

Britain could be doing much more with “India, Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and all other Commonwealth countries” if it voted to leave the EU

EIGHTY business and community leaders with strong links to the Commonwealth last night savaged David Cameron’s EU deal.’

PASHA KHANDAKER is the owner of a small chain of curry houses in Kent, and it’s getting smaller. One restaurant closed eight months ago, and the remainder are struggling. He has only three people manning each kitchen, whereas he needs six. Mr Khandaker fears that this will mean “poor service and poor customer satisfaction”. The problem, he laments, is that he can’t get enough chefs, from within Britain or, more importantly, from South Asia.