France has said it intends to close the camp in Calais known as 'The Jungle', where migrants gather to try to reach the UK. William Spindler of the UNHCR, Sir Andrew Green of Migration Watch UK and Donna Covey, chief executive of the Refugee Council, discuss the move by the French government.
Presented by John Humphrys, BBC Radio 4, Today. Broadcast on 19 September 2009, 07:00
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