TRUMPED: Massive concrete wall planned for Calais to keep migrants out of Britain
Britain will soon begin building a “big, new wall” at a cost of £2 million ($2.6 million) in an attempt to halt the flow of migrants and refugees crossing the English Channel, Britain’s new immigration minister has confirmed.
The 13-foot-tall (four-meter-tall) concrete barrier will replace fencing that has so far failed to prevent migrants from jumping aboard trucks headed for the port. Construction on the wall, which will stretch over the half mile (one kilometer) approaching the ferry port, is set to begin this month.
“People are still getting through,” Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill told the Commons home affairs committee on Tuesday.
“We have done the fences. Now we are doing the wall.” – READ MORE