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Rescue Services: English Channel

Question for Home Office

UIN 83406, tabled on 29 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with (a) HM Coastguard, (b) the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, (c) the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and stakeholders involved in English Channel search and rescue; and if she will publish minutes and topics of discussion of those meetings.

Answered on

2 December 2021

Border Force officials have regular discussions with both HM Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, holding frequent strategic and tactical meetings to discuss the ongoing response to small boats in the Channel.

There are no plans to publish the minutes from these meetings.

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