Undocumented Migrants: Calais:Written question - 12090

Asked by Tim Farron
(Westmorland and Lonsdale)
Asked on: 15 October 2015
Home Office
Undocumented Migrants: Calais
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much funding her Department has provided to (a) install fencing around the perimeter of the railhead at Coquelles, France, (b) install CCTV at the railhead at Coquelles and (c) strengthen security within the Channel Tunnel since 20 August 2015.
Answered by: James Brokenshire
Answered on: 05 November 2015

HM Government has invested over £20 million to reinforce border security through infrastructure improvements at the juxtaposed ports. This has included £7 million for fencing at Coquelles and we are further supporting Eurotunnel with key physical security costs related to the migrant pressures there. This includes funding 100 Eurotunnel security guards and essential security infrastructure work.

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