First migrant Channel crossing since Starmer election victory

First migrant Channel crossing since Starmer election victory

The first migrant boat has crossed the Channel since Sir Keir Starmer’s election victory, as his spokesman admitted it would be a “challenging” summer for the new Government. A group of migrants reached the midway point of the Channel on Monday morning after being shepherded from the northern French coast by the French navy. They were then picked up by Hurricane, a Border Force catamaran, and brought to shore at Dover, where they were led to the processing centre wearing …