Security, but for who?

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  1. weejohnw

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    On leaving Ulster for mainland, wee man checked in loo for stowaways, checked garage and padded the beds in case anyone had been to slimming world and was hiding under the duvet. At the Tunnel, we were directed to pull in while a young man physically checked that the gas was off. Again, security checked the loo and padded down the duvets etc.

    On the return journey, at Calais, a lady in the booth asked "is your gas off?", yip, "ok, go to lane 7"

    So we're checked to make sure we are not taking illegals out of the country, but, it's no problem to bring them in!!!
    sounds about right!!!!!!
    Is it any wonder we wonder what's going on?
    WeeJohn
     
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    Leprechauns:Doh::Wink::Wink::Rofl1::Rofl1: wee John
     
  3. Snowbird

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    Strangely enough we have been pulled over and checked going out of the UK the last 3 times. I did ask what could anyone possibly take out of the UK and was told explosives :Eeek:.
    If that's the case why not check every vehicle.............Reply, Not enough manpower.
    For gods sake Dover is full of out of work men.
     
  4. Phill D

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    There are scanners at the french side of the euro tunnel check in gates which is why they only allow 1 vehicle through the yellow marked box at any one time. So they know how many people in your motorhome before you arrive at the kiosk. They dont have them UK side as far as i know.
     
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    True....


    and they are mostly illegal East European Immigrants.:RollEyes::RollEyes:
     
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    And they have there own explosives:BigGrin:
     
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    Perfect.......they dont need training for the job. As a bonus we dont have to keep em sitting around on the streets.
     
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    We were checked going out at thetunnel and I asked him if he was looking for extra 'passengers' he said no, you can take as many back as you like, just dont bring any in. A young chap and he may have been joking :Laughing:
     
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    On the way out we only had gas checked nothing else not even passports, on the way back passports were checked and gas and a few questions asked
     
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    Before they cleared out the migrant camp otherwise known as the 'The Swamp' near Calais the French border Police would check to see if you had any illegals in the van on the way back to Britain.

    If you didn't they'd ask if you could take a few :Wink:
     
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