Informal European Council

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 6th February 2017.

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Photo of Charlie Elphicke Charlie Elphicke Conservative, Dover 3:42 pm, 6th February 2017

Does my right hon. Friend not agree that, while it is welcome that the Calais Jungle was dismantled last autumn and that this country did the right thing by vulnerable children, it is very important that we work with the French to prevent the exploitation of children, target the traffickers, and, in order to ensure that the Jungle does not reappear this spring, take full action before the first tent is pitched?