Politics 14 October 2013 Watch: Immigration minister Mark Harper tells Iraqi asylum seeker to leave the UK Confronting Esam Amin on the <em>Sunday Politics West</em>, Harper said that his claim to stay in Britain was "ridiculous". Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Immigration minister Mark Harper told an asylum seeker he "should leave the UK" live on television. Speaking on the BBC's Sunday Politics West, Harper told five-time asylum applicant Esam Amin that his claim was "ridiculous". Harper asserted that the Iraqi had no right to remain in this country. Watch: › The Fed is going to have scant and unreliable data to hand Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Who will win in Copeland? The Labour heartland hangs in the balance How Facebook and Google are killing papers and transforming news From Netflix to rented homes, why are we less interested in ownership?