Of Barges and Banishments: what the Bibby Stockholm reveals about the UK’s dark history

Suella Braverman’s asylum barges are tied up with Britain’s imperial past, writes Iain Overton

63% of small boat migrants in Q1 2023 come from countries most impacted by global explosive violence in 2022

Of the 3,793 migrants detected crossing the English channel in small boats, 63% (2,380) come from countries which were among the fifteen worst impacted for civilian casualties from the use of explosive weapons in 2022.