The UK is spending 40% a person more than any other European country on housing asylum seekers with the costs taking up nearly a third of the official aid budget, which forced a 16.4% cut in the amount of aid spent overseas in 2022.
The findings come in a report by One, the aid campaign, which argues the proportion of the aid budget being spent on housing refugees in the UK is totally out of sync with its neighbours and is making the British aid budget both unpredictable and unmanageable
We could house them in tents on the beach. Send ’em back. Sink the boats even.
Or, as is the demand here, pay those costs and then send even more money off to other countries as well.
Option 4 seems the least appealing to be honest.