It will NEVER end: Staggering 83% say migrant crisis is ‘impossible’ to fix

It comes as the number of people crossing the English Channel in small boats has now passed 41,000

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A staggering 83 percent of people believe that the migrant crisis will never get solved.

It comes as the number of people crossing the English Channel in small boats has now passed 41,000 after hundreds more arrived over the weekend.

Border Force officials could be seen bringing groups of people into shore at Dover, Kent across the weekend, marking the first arrivals since October 31, following a spell of bad weather.

And a poll, carried out by GB News, found that the majority of people believe the migrant crisis will never be solved.

A group of people thought to be migrants being brought in to Dover, Kent
A group of people thought to be migrants being brought in to Dover, Kent
Home Secretary Suella Braverman signs a historic deal with the French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin
Home Secretary Suella Braverman signs a historic deal with the French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin

GB News asked on Twitter: “Will we ever solve the migrant crisis”.

Of the 4,657 respondents, 83.5 percent voted no, while only 16.5 percent voted yes.

Commenting on the vote, one Twitter user wrote: “I picked NO. But that's only what I think with our current government running the show.

“We need politicians with backbones. We need Reform party in charge.

Another person added: No, because there is no political will to do so.”

While a third said: “No because the Civil Servants and politicians don’t want to, they don’t want to look bad, UK is to soft, they’ll leave it up to the people to sort.”

In a bid to curb Channel crossings, British immigration officers will be stationed in French control rooms for the first time after the Government signed a new multi-million pound deal with France.

The latest UK-France agreement aimed at tackling the migrant crisis, signed as the number of people arriving on the south coast after making the journey topped 40,000 for the year so far, will also see a 40 percent boost in the number of officers patrolling beaches in northern France.

Further measures signed off in Paris on Monday morning by Home Secretary Suella Braverman and French interior minister Gerald Darmanin include drones and night vision equipment to help officers detect crossings, as well as stepping up surveillance around ports to prevent migrants entering the UK in lorries, with more CCTV and sniffer dogs.

The fresh agreement means the cost paid by the UK to France will rise to 72 million euros (£63 million) a year, Rishi Sunak told reporters travelling with him to Indonesia for the G20 summit.