British Fishermen ‘offered 25 times a day’s wage to smuggle people into UK’

British fishermen have disclosed people smugglers have been offering them 25-times a normal day’s pay,  across the Channel. At least one former fisherman was so worried about the ease of smuggling people into the UK’s unwatched coves and bays that he wrote to the Home Office, only to be assured “everything is fine”. Home Office and Ministry of Defence officials will this week meet to discuss bolstering security in the Channel, after the rescue of 18 Albanians and two Britons from a sinking boat off the Kent coast last week raised fears about the scale of people smuggling along Britain’s coastline. “I have been approached in the past by a man who asked if I was interested in making more money,” said one fisherman, who asked not to be named. Read the rest here 22:22

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