Migrant Crossings: Naval Assets - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:06 pm on 6th February 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Lord Hamilton of Epsom Lord Hamilton of Epsom Conservative 3:06 pm, 6th February 2019

My Lords, can my noble friend tell us why we need expensive naval ships to escort immigrants, who may be in sinking boats, to our ports?