The truth about Channel deaths

The truth about Channel deaths

By Global

The News Agents

Wednesday, 14 December

Four people, at least, died this morning, after their dinghy capsized in the freezing waters of the English Channel. The more than 40 on board were trying to travel from France to England, presumably in search of a better life.

And yet, the Government could stop Channel crossing deaths tomorrow or at least substantially reduce the numbers and risk of death. And Labour, the party in opposition, could try and push that agenda. But neither do. Why? Well, because it's deemed politically unpalatable. Lewis explains why.

Social Media: Georgia Foxwell

Video: Will Gibson-Smith


Production: Gabriel Radus


Deputy Editor: Tom Hughes


Executive Producer: Dino Sofos


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