Migration Watch UK comment on government investment in new fleet of coastal patrol ships

October 25, 2021

Alp Mehmet, Chairman of Migration Watch UK, said:

Upgrading what has become a taxi service will do little to stop illegal Channel crossings. And while digitalising the system may speed up border crossing, it will do nothing to reveal the true intentions of those entering the country. The money would be much better invested on the crumbling enforcement machinery, rather than on just improving the border experience.

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