Goan-born Suella Fernandes Braverman to be Britain’s next home secretary

Suella Braverman, the Indian-born UK attorney general, is set to replace Priti Patel as UK home secretary in the Liz Truss cabinet.

Braverman would become the third minority home secretary, after Priti Patel and Sajid Javid. Suella Fernandes Braverman traces her roots to Goa.

Braverman has opposed Truss in the leadership race, but her ‘anti-reawakening’ stance and opposition to the European Convention on Human Rights should see her promoted from attorney general to minister of health. ‘Interior, Daily Mail reported.

His main task will be to crack down on Channel crossings by illegal migrants and ensure those who reach England are deported to Rwanda, something current Home Secretary Priti Patel has failed to do. failed to do.

During her leadership campaign in July, the attorney general said it was ‘unacceptable’ that a last-minute intervention by the European Court of Human Rights had thwarted the first attempt to steal a deportation from Rwanda, the Daily Mail reported.

Suella Fernandes Braverman’s father, Christie Fernandes of Assagao and Nairobi (he married an Indian from Mauritius) got off the plane just weeks before Enoch Powell delivered his bilious ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech warning of the cultural ruin that would ensue if Indian subjects from Kenya were allowed to settle in the UK, the Goa Herald reported.

Suella Fernandes’ mother, Uma Fernandes, nurse and local councilor and candidate for Parliament. His father, Christie Fernandes, (ex Nairobi – Dr Ribeiro School – Class of 1963 and Assagao, Goa) a local activist, Goan Voice reported.

She served as chair of the Cambridge Conservatives while studying at university there. She was a postgraduate student at Paris Sorbonne and is fluent in French and Spanish.

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