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Illegal Immigrants

Home Department written question – answered on 9th February 2011.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many freight vehicles were searched by the UK Border Agency for the purpose of detecting persons attempting to enter the UK illegally in each year for which figures are available.

Photo of Damian Green Damian Green The Minister for Immigration

At the Juxtaposed controls of Calais, Coquelles, Dunkirk and Boulogne the UK Border Agency screened in excess of 1.7 million vehicles throughout 2006, over 1.8 million in 2007, in excess of 1.7 million in 2008, and over 1.5 million in both 2009 and 2010.

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