Suella Braverman, a foreign-born Home Secretary

New UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman is admired on the right for her attacks on progressive activism “woke”but she takes on one of the toughest public jobs.

This 42-year-old former lawyer, elected MP in 2015, had held the small media position of the government’s legal adviser (“Attorney General”), while the UK board is mired in a legal battle over its plan to return illegal migrants to Rwanda.

This crucial plan for the Conservatives in power, at a time when small boat crossings are growing on the country’s south coast, is therefore at the top of the pile of cases left to him. Priti Patelwho preceded her in this position.

But the fight looks tough. So far, the intervention from The European Court of Human Rights prevented any deportation of migrants, and the British court is currently investigating the legality of the device.

Suella Bravermanwhose parents of Indian origin arrived United Kingdom in the 1960s from Kenya and Mauritiuswas one of the first to declare himself a candidate to take over the reins of the Conservative Party, following the resignation of the former Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

His euroscepticism stubbornness and commitment to upholding right-wing values ​​made her popular among party members. She is thus one of the 28 British MPs who have on three occasions refused to support the Brexit agreement of Theresa May.

Regarding the energy crisis affecting the country, aggravated by war in ukraineSuella Braverman felt it“it was necessary to suspend this consuming desire” reach carbon neutrality before 2050.

Kills off “wokism”who decries the injustices suffered by minorities but whose supposed excesses have become the bane of conservatives around the world, she praises the British Empire as a “the power of good” and claimed that the Tories were “engaged in a war against cultural Marxism”.

Words for which he was accused anti-racist activists, for whom these remarks have an anti-Semitic tone, a charge denied by Suella Braverman. Despite her popularity with the party base, she is considerably less popular with other Tory MPs, who eliminated her from the party leadership race on the third ballot. She then gave her support in the campaign for the new Prime Minister Liz Truss.

Born in 1980 in Harrow, North West London, Suella Braverman, mother of two, studied law at the University of Cambridgewhere she was president of the Association of Curators, as well as at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris.

After several unsuccessful attempts to enter politics, in 2015 she was elected to the House of Commons as MP for Fareham in southern England. As a member of the Buddhist community of Triratna, she had taken an oath Dhammapadaone of the most famous Buddhist texts.

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