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Undocumented Migrants: English Channel

Question for Home Office

UIN HL8961, tabled on 9 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the responsibilities of the Clandestine Channel Threat Commander.

Answered on

23 October 2020

The responsibilities of the Clandestine Channel Threat Commander can be found https://www.gov.uk/government/news/home-secretary-appoints-small-boat-commander

The new Clandestine Channel Threat Commander will collaborate closely with the French to build on the joint work already underway, urgently exploring tougher action in France, including stronger enforcement measures and adopting interceptions at sea and the direct return of boats. For more information see attached Press Release.

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