Joint statement from UK and French agencies on the shared border management. The Director General of Border Force, Phil Douglas and the Deputy Director General of the French Police Aux Frontières, Brigitte Lafourcade, have made a joint statement today on the shared border management.
Statement by UK Border Force and French Police aux Frontières
France and the UK have been working closely together over recent days to prepare to manage our shared border through the current period of increased passenger traffic.
Police Aux Frontières and UK Border Force, in partnership with the port operators, have put plans in place at the juxtaposed controls on both sides of the Channel this weekend to maximise passenger flows.
France and the UK will continue to work together intensively to support the fluidity of freight and passengers across the Channel through the summer period and beyond.
Communiqué de la Police Aux Frontières et de la Border Force Britannique
France and the United Kingdom have worked closely together over the past few days to plan the management of our common border during the current period, marked by an increase in the number of passengers.
In partnership with the port operators, the French Border Police and the British “Border Force” took the necessary measures at the merge checkpoints on each side of the Channel to optimise passengers’ flow during this weekend.
France and the United Kingdom will continue to make every effort to ensure the smooth flow of passenger and freight vehicle traffic across the Channel throughout the summer and in the future.
Source: UK Gov