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Nearly 2,000 migrants arrived in the UK in the last week, setting a new record for the year so far.

A group of people thought to be migrants are brought in to Dungeness, Kent, by the RNLI, following a small boat incident in the Channel.
Gareth Fuller
 

A total of 1,959 people crossed the Channel from France in the week to September 10 – the highest total for any seven-day period in 2021, according to the PA news agency.

Immigration Enforcement officers and members of the RNLI assist a group of people thought to be migrants from an RNLI lifeboat.
Gareth Fuller
 

It comes as more crossings were under way on Monday amid reports of cooler and slightly overcast weather on the south coast with breezy but clear conditions at sea.

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Several young children were among a group seen arriving in Dungeness, Kent, while immigration officers were pictured tending to a woman who had been taken ill after she was brought ashore on a stretcher by police and members of the RNLI.

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At least 14,400 people have crossed to the UK on board small boats this year.

Police officers and members of the RNLI carry an person from a boat after a group of people thought to be migrants were brought into Dungeness, Kent.
Gareth Fuller
 

Figures for the most recent seven-day period, covering the week to September 12, show that 1,876 people arrived.

The total for 2021 so far is already just over 6,000 higher than the number of people who made the crossing in 2020.

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