Boris Johnson defends plans to electronically tag asylum seekers

by 24britishtvJune 18, 2022, 3:50 p.m. 17
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Boris Johnson has defended the Home Office's plans to electronically tag asylum seekers so that they "can't just vanish into the rest of the country". "When people come here illegally and they break the law, it's important that we make that distinction," he said. The 12-month pilot scheme launched on Wednesday, which has already been described as "Draconian" by campaigners. Watch more here at Independent TV https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/editors-picks Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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