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The UK Finance Minister/ Chancellor Rishi Sunak, in a statement on Friday, commenting on the migrants’ situation, ahead of next week meeting in France, among other issues.

Key quotes

“Migrants coming to the UK: people are right to be frustrated about this.”

“We have been working with the French government to improve the situation.”

“We are looking to step up cooperation.”

“Immigration minister will be in France next week.”

On a quarantine in France: “it is a tricky situation; this is always a risk of disruption to travel.“

“People should follow the guidance and make a decision they think is best.”

“On the tourism industry we have put a lot of support in place.”