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Stealth migrant patrols 'at risk of collisions'

Jan 02, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE UK Border Force is risking collisions in the English Channel by turning off tracking systems on vessels looking for migrants, experts have warned.

One cutter is now patrolling the Channel amid a migrant crisis which has seen over 100 people either make it to the UK or be intercepted at sea since Christmas Eve.

It will soon be joined by two more vessels after Sajid Javid bowed to pressure to redeploy British cutters from the Mediterranean.

The Home Secretary previously raise...