To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on using Gibraltar to host a UK asylum processing centre.
16 April 2021
We must consider every possible option to prevent people from putting their lives at risk to make perilous journeys – deterring abuse of the asylum system and criminality associated with it. As part of that work, we have looked at what a whole host of other countries do in order to inform a plan for the UK.
Specific discussions in respect of identifying a particular place for asylum processing would always be done in close partnership with that country jurisdiction.