20/08/2015

Joint British And French Command Centre To Be Set Up In Calais

A joint British and French command centre is to be established in Calais in an effort to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis.

A senior British and French police officer will lead the centre, with each reporting to their own government.

It is understood that a number of British officers will be posted to the centre in Calais, but it is not yet known how many officers will be sent.

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has begun a visit to Calais where she will tour the Eurotunnel site in Coquelles, with French Interior Minister Bernard Cazenueve to inspect security measures.

(MH)

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