UK Should Take “As Many” Asylum Seekers “As Is Necessary”

by 24britishtvMay 10, 2024, 6:50 p.m. 24
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Talk’s Peter Cardwell is joined by Asylum Matters director Louise Calvey to debate the UK’s migration crisis. It comes after Speaking Sir Keir Starmer said a Labour government would expand counter-terror powers to cover people-smuggling gangs and create a new Border Security Command to co-ordinate efforts to halt the crossings. His comments came as figures showed more than 9,000 migrants have arrived in the UK after crossing the Channel so far this year. In a message to smuggling gangs, he said: “These shores will become hostile territory for you – we will find you. We will stop you. We will protect your victims with the Border Security Command. We will secure Britain’s borders.” Peter Cardwell asks: “What level of migration do you think is acceptable?: Louise: “We’ve embraced migration and it’s made us stronger, it’s made us richer - it’s an inextricable part of our country’s history.” Click here for more from Talk https://talk.tv If you need any help visit: https://talk.tv/helplines #migration #immigration #immigrants #asylum #labour

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