Jamie Reed – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Jamie Reed on 2015-10-27.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate her Department has made of the number of Syrian refugee (a) adults and (b) children in Calais who plan to enter the UK.

James Brokenshire

The management of the migrant camps in Calais is the responsibility of the French Government.

The French Government has recently stated that there are approximately 6,000 migrants living in makeshift camps in the Calais area. The UK Government is unable to accurately estimate the breakdown of the nationalities and ages of the various migrants that are currently residing in Calais.