The government has wasted no time in tightening up Britain’s immigration laws, which were already vice-like under New Labour.
But restrictions don’t apply to everyone. If you need join your partner but can’t afford English lessons to pass the pre-entry English test, tough. On the other hand, as Home Office lawyer Kamal Rahman has just announced, anyone planning to invest over £5 million in the UK will be eligible for citizenship within five years. No questions asked. No tests.