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French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin on a visit to Calais on July 24, 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Johan Ben Azzouz
A group of people crossing from France come ashore from the local lifeboat at Dungeness in Kent, after being picked up by authorities on July 20, 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance/Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
From file: Migrants are rescued off the coast of France | Photo: Société nationale de sauvetage en mer (SNSM) de Dunkerque
A group of people thought to be migrants are brought into Dover, Kent, by the RNLI following a small boat incident in the Channel, picture taken on Wednesday September 2, 2020 | Photo: IMAGO
 A group of people thought to be migrants are brought  to Dover, Kent, onboard a lifeboat following a small boat incident in the Channel earlier on Sunday, July 4 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
The issue of immigration is at the heart of the Brexit debate | Photo: picture-alliance/empics/T. Melville
A Channel crossing on June 7, 2021 | Source: Screenshot Twitter Préfecture maritime Manche et mer du Nord
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From file: With rising numbers of arrivals across the Channel, Kent County Council says it can no longer cope with the numbers of unaccompanied child migrants placed in its care | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
A migrant rescue in the English Channel on September 2, 2020 | Photo: Twitter @premarmanche
Artin Irannezhad in Dunkirk, France, October 17, 2020 | Photo: Bruno Libbrecht/Allemaal Mensen/Handout via Reuters
Priti Patel, Britain's Home Secretary, May 23, 2021 | Photo : Reuters
From file: A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dover, Kent, by Border Force officers following a small boat incident in the Channel, April 20, 2021 | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire