Inside Politics: Priti Patel wants Navy to block migrant boats

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Adam Forrest@adamtomforrest
Monday 10 August 2020 08:04
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It’s not really the time for companies to come up with fancy new roles and ridiculous job titles – what with a huge wave of redundancies on the horizon. But the government has managed to come up with a fancy new senior role and ridiculous job title to boot. An ex-marine commando has officially been put in charge of stopping migrants crossing from France in small boats, becoming – wait for it – the UK’s Clandestine Channel Threat Commander. We’ll have to wait and see if the hastily made-up position actually results in some kind of plan.

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