‘We need a radical new approach’: PM orders spy chiefs to block illegal immigration routes into the UK with secret operations against people-smuggling gangs
Theresa May asks heads of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to run covert operations
She wants agencies to help find evidence that could secure convictions
The Prime Minister was speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York
She said the world was experiencing unprecedented levels of immigration
By JAMES SLACK, POLITICAL EDITOR FOR THE DAILY MAIL IN NEW YORK
Spy chiefs will for the first time be tasked with helping to block illegal immigration routes into the UK.
Theresa May has asked the heads of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to run covert operations against people-smuggling gangs.
She wants the intelligence bosses to help find evidence that could secure convictions and end the ‘horrifying inhumanity’ of ‘modern slavery’ in the UK.
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