boat crossings

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

‘Stick to ice cream’: MPs take on Ben and Jerry’s in migration row

‘Stick to ice cream’: MPs take on Ben and Jerry’s in migration row

Ice cream creators Ben and Jerry’s have sparked a Twitter row after they challenged Priti Patel over migration in the English Channel.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Priti Patel ‘furious’ over migrant crossings, says Tory MP

Priti Patel ‘furious’ over migrant crossings, says Tory MP

Lee Anderson has defended Priti Patel over migrant boat crossings in the Channel, saying she is “working damn hard” to tackle the issue.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

Nigel Farage: PM doesn’t have political will to stop boat crossings

Nigel Farage: PM doesn’t have political will to stop boat crossings

The Brexit Party leader criticised Boris Johnson over migrant boat crossings after 4,000 people reached the UK via the Channel in 2020.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020

Tobias Ellwood: We cannot take Little England approach to migration

Tobias Ellwood: We cannot take Little England approach to migration

The Tory MP urged the government to look beyond the English Channel after a record number of migrants arrived on UK shores yesterday.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Labour: Government ‘failing to get to grips’ with migrant crossings

Labour: Government ‘failing to get to grips’ with migrant crossings

Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds has accused the government of a “lack of competence” in dealing with migrant boat crossings.

Monday, July 13, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020

Priti Patel announces crackdown as migrant crossings peak

Priti Patel announces crackdown as migrant crossings peak

A record number of migrants reached the UK yesterday, as Priti Patel announced a “new operational approach” to tackling the issue.