Labour will not say how many migrants it would accept in EU returns deal


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Labour will not say how many more migrants it would accept under a returns deal with the EU if it comes to power, as senior party figures insist that they do not want to be bound by quotas. Keir Starmer said this week that if he became prime minister, he would seek a deal with the EU to return some new arrivals to mainland Europe while allowing others to enter Britain. His comments triggered claims from senior Conservatives that he planned to oversee 100,000 extra arrivals, which the Labour leader dismissed in an interview broadcast on Sunday as “complete garbage”....