Boris Johnson demands a solution to the ongoing migrant crisis the number of which has nearly tripled so far this year compared to last year. The prime minister has appointed a new minister in a bid to help with the crisis as he expresses his own “outrage” at the rising number. But how could? Australia will the prime minister provide the solution he needs for the crisis?
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered Whitehall to investigate the migrant crisis after becoming “annoyed” at his government’s failure to curb numbers.
Mr Johnson is concerned that there are no viable policies to deal with this skyrocketing number.
It is estimated that 24,000 migrants have crossed the English Channel in small boats this year – the 2020 figure dwarfed at 8,417.
There were 5,000 arrivals in November alone, which is the highest monthly number on record, despite frigid temperatures and life-threatening sea conditions.
Last month, the interior ministry said nearly 300 arrests and 65 convictions had been made so far in 2021 in connection with small boat crossings.
The announcement about the review comes as the Labor Party accuses Home Secretary Priti Patel of “dangerous failures” when crossing migrants in the English Channel.
According to sources, several outraged MPs confronted the prime minister on Thursday evening about crossing migrants.
Sources in the room told the Telegraph that Sir Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader, was the first to challenge Mr Johnson.
He said, “Migration was in our manifesto, it was in our DNA. If we don’t do it, they won’t forgive us.”
In response, the prime minister reportedly said the issue was driving him “insane” and asked whether MPs would support a policy of sending asylum seekers abroad for offshore processing.
Mr Johnson’s decision to hire Steve Barclay, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, to review policy options and oversee cross-departmental cooperation has done little to calm Tory’s outrage.
Australia’s approach to the migrant crisis could provide all the answers the Prime Minister needs, but how has the country tackled its migration problem.
People smugglers set up a system 20 years ago to manipulate the Australian asylum system.
But the nation made a strong decision to tackle this problem.
Initially, Australia tried to convince the Indonesians not to allow migrants to leave for Australia in small boats, such as the diplomatic agreement the UK made with France, but the Indonesians failed to achieve any success in this area. .
Instead, Australia decided to destroy the modern human smuggling trade by finding a way to stop potential customers from buying a boat crossing to Australia.
The nation’s message was clear: Under no circumstances should an unauthorized person who paid a smuggler to come to Australia be allowed to settle there.
To reinforce this message, Australian authorities took asylum seekers to offshore processing centers in Nauru and Papua New Guinea.
. If the asylum seeker turned out to be a genuine refugee, the nation would look for a place to resettle him, ideally not in Australia.
If it turns out that the asylum seeker is not a refugee, he or she will be immediately returned to the country of origin.
The advantage was that the smugglers could not guarantee delivery to Australia.
Since this guarantee was impossible to make, the demand for this racket started to decline.
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In addition, the Australian government returned boats when it was safe to do so.
If the sea was rough or a boat sank, he was allowed to continue his journey – but otherwise he was turned around.
The smugglers soon stumbled upon this loophole, instructing asylum seekers on how to sink the boats or sabotage the engines.
In response, the Australian authorities bought a number of specially designed boats whose engines could not be sabotaged and could not be sunk by the passengers.
As a result, the asylum seekers could be brought back to Indonesia via these boats.
There has been much opposition to this policy, but it has proved effective in drastically reducing the number of illegal migrants crossing into Australia.
A recent Telegraph poll found that an overwhelming majority of Conservative Party voters believe the government has handled migrant crossings “too softly”.
Therefore, Australia’s tougher response could be the perfect response for Mr Johnson.
Speaking to the Telegraph, a prominent party donor stated that ministers should do “much more” to tackle the problem, adding that immigration is “going to destroy us and there is a [Nigel] Farage-esque party”.
The donor added: “If you go to the center, you make an opening in your right flank and someone comes in and sits there.
“You won’t get a majority there.”
The poll found that 55 percent of the public and 77 of Tory voters in the 2019 election believe the government is handling channel transitions “too softly”.
The prime minister has maintained that the migrant crisis remains a priority and asked for support in adopting more “challenging” solutions.
In July, the interior minister signed a £54 million deal with France to double the number of police patrols on beaches.
The French authorities have intercepted 18,000 migrants as a result, but this barely covers 40 percent of all attempted crossings.
Migrant transitions have become a source of diplomatic tension between Paris and London – with French President Emmanuel Macron accusing the UK of swinging “between partnership and provocation” on the issue.
Ministers, for their part, have expressed concern that France is no longer acting as a “punishment” for Brexit.