Home Office confirm 30 migrants attempt English Channel crossing

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Published on 9 Aug 2019, 14:25
BREAKING: A group of migrants have been rescued from the English Channel - with 30 people were spotted in four small boats.

A Home Office spokesperson told Sky News: “Since December, two cutters have returned to UK waters from overseas operations, we have agreed a joint action plan with France and increased activity out of the Joint Coordination and Information Centre in Calais.
“It is an established principle that those in need of protection should claim asylum in the first safe country they reach and since January more than 60 people who arrived illegally in the UK in small boats have been returned to Europe.”

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