Independent report

An inspection of Border Force operations at south coast seaports

This inspection examined Border Force operations at the seaports of Dover, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Southampton, Poole and Plymouth, and the coverage of smaller ports, harbours and marinas along the south coast.

Documents

ICIBI's inspection of Border Force operations at south coast seaports

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Details

The inspection focused on Border Force’s strategy, capabilities, and understanding of and overall response to threats to the border, including its collection and use of intelligence and its collaborations with others.

The inspection also looked to establish what changes or improvements had been made as a result of the earlier inspection of east coast seaports, and the inspection of General Maritime (GM) published in January 2016.

The Home Office response to the South Coast Seaports inspection

Published 12 November 2018