Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel while giving a statement to parliament this week concerning the government’s plan to send migrants and asylum seekers who cross the Channel to Rwanda. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel while giving a statement to parliament this week concerning the government’s plan to send migrants and asylum seekers who cross the Channel to Rwanda. Photo: AFP

UK begins electronically tagging migrants coming via ‘unnecessary, dangerous routes’

  • The 12-month Home Office pilot scheme involves electronically tagging some people arriving on small boats or in the back of lorries
  • First to be tagged are likely to be those who avoided removal to Rwanda after European Court of Human Rights’ intervention this week

Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel while giving a statement to parliament this week concerning the government’s plan to send migrants and asylum seekers who cross the Channel to Rwanda. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel while giving a statement to parliament this week concerning the government’s plan to send migrants and asylum seekers who cross the Channel to Rwanda. Photo: AFP
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