Over 60% of EU citizens stopped at ports by UK post-Brexit are Romanian

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Over 60% of EU citizens stopped at ports by UK post-Brexit are Romanian


Lawyers say government data for first six months of 2021 raises questions over possible racial profiling

More than 60% of EU citizens stopped and questioned at ports by British border officials post-Brexit are from Romania, figures have shown, raising questions from lawyers about possible racial profiling.

Data issued by the government shows that in the first six months of the year 7,249 people were stopped either at ferry ports or on Eurotunnel and Eurostar vehicle and train services.

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