WHAT ARE THEY DOING?
UK PAYS FRANCE TO STOP CHANNEL ILLEGALS BUT ALMOST 20,000 GOT THROUGH THIS YEAR!
It is reported that the UK and France will keep "all options on the table" to stop migrants crossing the English Channel after 27 people drowned on Wednesday.
Three children and a pregnant woman were reported to be among those killed
The UK prime minister and French president said trafficking gangs were risking lives following the worst-recorded migrant tragedy in the Channel.
and that they abstain from instrumentalizing a tragic situation for political purposes".
along its coastline, boost aerial surveillance and increase security infrastructure at ports.
These deaths are indeed tragic and underline how desperate the refugees are. However, the UK has its own population and its own issues without the overhead of all these illegals who could well be bringing Covid.
Hopefully news of the deaths will emphasise the danger and deter further migrants.
Can UK and France do more to prevent crossings?
If France prevents the crossings THEY get to keep the illegals so what incentive is that???