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Tories attack Government over refugee camp close to tunnel

Contributed by editor on Aug 22, 2004 - 09:01 AM


<FONT color=black size=4>TORIES ATTACK GOVERNMENT OVER REFUGEE CAMP CLOSE TO TUNNEL

<FONT color=black>A new refugee camp near the site of  the former Sangatte centre in France, shows ministers are losing their grip o­n immigration, the Tories say.

<FONT color=black>Hundreds have flocked to the shanty town in a forest close to the Channel Tunnel near the site of the now defunct Sangatte centre.
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Shadow home secretary David Davis said it was a sign that the carefully constructed deal between Britain and France to shut Sangatte had failed.