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Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the reasons behind the growth in migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats. It will look at the role of criminal gangs in facilitating the growth of this form of illegal immigration and the response of UK and French authorities to combat illegal migration and support legal routes to asylum.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry

 

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Oral evidence transcripts

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17 November 2021
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Tom Pursglove (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Home Office), Dan Hobbs (Director, Asylum, Protection and Enforcement at Home Office), and Dan O'Mahoney (Clandestine Channel Threat Commander at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
7 October 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses A, Mohammad, N, Sam Rahimi, Antonia Cohen (Volunteer Adviser at Refugee Council), Seb Klier (Parliamentary Manager at Refugee Council), and Anne Stoltenberg (Project Development Worker at Migrant Voice)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
2 December 2020
Inquiry Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Chris Philp MP (Minister for Immigration Compliance and the Courts at Home Office), Dan O'Mahoney (Clandestine Channel Threat Commander at Home Office), Abi Tierney (Director General, UK Visas and Immigration at Home Office), and Dan Hobbs (Director, Windrush, Asylum, Immigration and Citizenship at Home Office)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
CHA0066 - Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Da'aro Youth Project
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
CHA0061 - Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Government of Australia
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
CHA0064 - Channel crossings, migration and asylum-seeking routes through the EU
Witnesses Dr Peter Walsh (Researcher at Migration Observatory)
Committees Home Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

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