Until the Mail ran its front page lead on how asylum seekers are enjoying all the benefits of 4* country house hotels with spa pools, wellness centres and holistic grapefruit at the taxpayers' expense.
I think I can guess which cutting will circulate most widely in Calais.
May is correct of course in that this is a Europe-wide problem; even Austria now gets asylum seekers. They are housed in tents within the grounds of a police barracks and subject to strict discipline, disinfestation, de-parasitisation and isolation from local populations on public health grounds as well as being lectured for several hours each day on the Austrian way of life by social workers. And they don't get any cash allowance, unlike their British counterparts. Most can't wait to leave Austria ...
|Asylum seekers camp at Krumpendorf barracks|