Nigel Farage SLAMS Sunak's dealing of Channel crossings: ‘Nobody in Westminster is prepared to lift a finger!’

The UK has agreed a deal which will see a 40 percent boost in the number of officers patrolling beaches in northern France.

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Nigel Farage has criticised the government’s latest deal with France as they attempt to stem the flow of migrants crossing the Channel.

The UK has agreed a deal which will see a 40 percent boost in the number of officers patrolling beaches in northern France.

Large groups of migrants clashed with police near Dunkirk over the weekend after French authorities frustrated their attempts to send dozens of small boats into the English Channel.
Large groups of migrants clashed with police near Dunkirk over the weekend after French authorities frustrated their attempts to send dozens of small boats into the English Channel.

British staff will also be embedded in French control rooms for the first time under the plans to clamp down on dangerous small boat crossings, as the number of people making the perilous journey to the UK so far this year topped 40,000.

Further measures signed off in Paris include an investment in CCTV and dog detection teams to keep tabs on ports and plans to better equip officers with drones and night vision capabilities.

Meanwhile, Britain and France have agreed to step up co-operation on the issue with European partners, with a meeting of the “Calais Group” of neighbouring countries to be scheduled as soon as possible.

Joining Patrick Christys on GB News to react to the latest deal, Nigel said: “The more money we give the more that come! We’ve got to stop thinking like this, we will never ever stop people launching from those French beaches."

Nigel Farage has criticised the government’s latest deal with France as they attempt to stem the flow of migrants crossing the Channel.
Nigel Farage has criticised the government’s latest deal with France as they attempt to stem the flow of migrants crossing the Channel.

“Once they’re in the water, the French assist them into British waters. The fact of this is simple, stop blaming the French, stop blaming anybody else.

“They’re coming because we’re allowing it, it’s as simple as that. I don’t think, in terms of this being a political crisis, it’s even begun.”

He continued: “I predict the next phase of this, will be landings on Kent beaches during the hours of darkness.

“Even when they’re caught, they know their chance of being sent back to Albania or anywhere else is very limited indeed.

“Forget the economy, this issue along will cost the Conservatives the next election. For Sunak and Braverman today to hail this as some sort of breakthrough, frankly we’ve heard it all before, we’re bored.

“In response, Sir Keir Starmer frankly has nothing to say, nobody in Westminster is prepared to lift a finger.”