It is not just us, 'anoraks', counting the cutters anymore. This article does it in great detailhttps://news.sky.com/story/border-force ... s-11595795
but more specifically, once again (the previous occurrence was in an appearance in front of a Parliamentary Committee) exposes the clue-less-ness of
"Previously, immigration minister Caroline Nokes had signalled a Home Office reluctance to put further Border Force vessels in the Channel.
On a visit to Dover at the weekend, she claimed more craft could act as a possible "magnet" for further attempted crossings.
However, Mr Javid said there was a "balance to be struck in terms of patrolling our waters" after announcing the redeployment of the cutters.
"There is a human side to it in that if you do come across anyone in distress, in a difficult situation, of course our officers will act and do the right thing," he added.
But, sending a "strong signal" to those considering a crossing attempt, Mr Javid said: "We will do everything we can to make sure it is not a success.
[... for] people to think if they leave a safe country like France "