Amber Rudd defends action on child migrants
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has insisted the government is doing all it can to help child migrants in Calais after Tory MPs demanded ministers do more.
Ms Rudd said the government remained "keen, enthusiastic and committed" to taking children from the migrant camp known as the "Jungle".
Former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is among the Tory MPs to sign a letter calling for more to be done.
They said family reunion was the best way to "defeat the traffickers".
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