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Policy item - Sea arrivals to the UK

Date: January 2019

Summary:

This briefing paper looks at the developing situation relating to spontaneous migrant arrivals by sea to the UK.

The briefing covers:

  • Recent numbers of migrant arrivals by sea to the UK.
  • The ‘first safe country’ principle.
  • What proposals the Government has made to address this situation.
Background information documents:
Sea arrivals to the UK [147 KB]
Migration Yorkshire briefing paper January 2019



Contact for more information:
Lorna Gledhill
Policy and research officer
Phone: 0113 535 0655



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