ILLEGAL MIGRANTS AND PEOPLE SMUGGLING GANGS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF WEAKNESSES AT UK PORTS

Illicit Trade on 13th November reported that a new report from Britain’s Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration has warned that illegal migrants and people trafficking gangs may be exploiting staff shortages at sea ports in the south of England.  In some cases, ferries travelling to the UK from Europe are able to land at ports that are not even staffed with Border Force officials.

https://www.illicit-trade.com/2018/11/illegal-migrants-and-people-smuggling-gangs-taking-advantage-of-weaknesses-at-uk-ports-watchdog-finds/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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