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Migrants to be housed in struggling holiday camps after 40,000 cross Channel this year

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SMALL-boat migrants will be housed in holiday camps next — as the Home Secretary travelling to Paris today to finalise an updated border security deal.
More than 40,000 have now crossed the English Channel to the UK so far this year according official Ministry of Defence stats.
Small-boat migrants will be housed in holiday camps next2Small-boat migrants will be housed in holiday camps nextCredit: LNPThe Home Secretary is eyeing struggling hols parks to ease pressure on the £6.8million-a-day hotel bill2The Home Secretary is eyeing struggling hols parks to ease pressure on the £6.8million-a-day hotel billCredit: PASuella Braverman is eyeing struggling hols parks to ease pressure on the £6.8million-a-day hotel bill.
She will today meet her French counterpart Gerald Darmanin in Paris to shake on a £70million a year agreement to hike beach patrols, with British officials in French control rooms for the first time.
A taskforce specifically designed to talk about Albanian migrants is also to be launched.
One in four crossers have come from the Eastern European state.
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The landmark figure was smashed at the weekend as 972 people were detected on Saturday in 22 boats taking the total for the year to 40,885.
In 2021, there were 28,561 recorded.
The warm autumn means 50,00 could be hit by Christmas, due to calmer seas.

A senior minister warned the country’s generosity towards refugees is being abused by people “skipping the queue”.
Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick said more basic accommodation is necessary to remove a “pull factor” for those making their way to the UK in small boats.

Story Credit: thesun.co.uk

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