People smugglers could get life sentences under plans from Priti Patel

Police in Essex investigate the lorry in which 39 Vietnamese migrants died in 2019. People smugglers will be given life in prison under new proposals under consideration (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Police in Essex investigate the lorry in which 39 Vietnamese migrants died in 2019. People smugglers will be given life in prison under new proposals under consideration (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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