Border Force will have prevented the entry of 80,000 migrants by the end of 2015, it has predicted. UK Border Force assistant director Andy Coram discussed the figures at the RHA Compliance Conference on 9 September, where he compared the predicted 80,000 entry attempts to 40,000 in 2014 and just 18,000 in 2013. “This isn’t just caused by organised crime gangs,” said Coram. “We’re all aware of the international disruption and the war-torn countries that drive the migrant problem and […]
The construction of a major lorry park in Kent to replace Operation Stack won’t begin until 2018 at the earliest after a judicial review was announced for December.
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.