Letter: Rwanda plan isn't such a bad idea

After reading a recent letter stating Priti Patel should be able to arrange better plans to deal with illegal channel immigrants, I believe the question has been asked to opposing Government parties numerous times without any ideas coming back.

By Tracy Smith
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 1:20 pm

France "should" be in a prime position to assist but is unwilling to collaborate with Britain, even though millions of taxpayers’ money has been given to France.

Numbers of migrants making the dangerous channel crossing are set to treble this year. Drastic times call for drastic solutions, and like Australia's plan, Rwanda should prove very quickly a massive deterrent.

Our hotels are spilling over, costing millions a day housing migrants. When you look at long-term costs, costing billions every year in benefits, the new plan will prove a fraction of the cost and hopefully save lives.

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A letter reads in support of plans for illegal immigrants to be sent to Rwanda.

H Brentford


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