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Undocumented Migrants

Question for Home Office

UIN 211639, tabled on 22 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what support his Department provides to British lorry drivers to prevent people seeking to enter the UK illegally accessing their vehicles at (a) Calais and (b) other ports of entry to the UK.

Answered on

5 November 2014

The Home Office publishes guidance advising hauliers on vehicle security, but also what they should do if they believe somebody is hiding in their vehicle. This guidance is available at: https://www.gov.uk/secure-your-vehicle-to-help-stop-illegal-immigration.

This website also includes contact details for Border Force’s Clandestine Entrant Civil Penalty Team, from whom hauliers also receive advice.

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