Suella Braverman warns of ‘forces’ trying to stop small boats pledge
Migrant hotels are now costing taxpayers £8 million-per-day, shocking figures have revealed.
The asylum accommodation bill has ballooned to more than £3 billion, a Home Office report shows.
Officials believe using former military sites – such as the former home of the Dambusters – and barges will slash costs for the taxpayer.
A government source said: “This is why we’ve got to get migrants out of hotels and stop the boats. We’re confident our Rwanda scheme, which is awaiting a judgment from the Supreme Court, will break the people smugglers’ business model.
“All Labour would do is add to the problem by welcoming our fair share of the million asylum seekers in the European Union every year and make illegal migration legal.”
The Home Office said in its annual report: “We must take action to address the unacceptable costs …