UK plans law to prevent asylum claims as small boat arrivals shoot up by 60%

A record 45,756 migrants reached the UK via the Channel last year, up more than 60% from a year earlier

05 March 2023 - 21:06 By Lisa Lee

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government plans new laws to prevent people who enter the UK on small boats from claiming asylum, as it looks for ways to halt a record influx of migrants crossing the English Channel. ..

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