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Immigration: France

Volume 716: debated on Tuesday 5 January 2010

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will make representations to the Government of France on proposals to replace the asylum camp at Calais with an alternative centre for people attempting entry into the United Kingdom through ports in Kent. [HL702]

There is no proposal by the UK or French authorities to create an alternative centre following the closure of the Sangatte refugee centre in 2002.