Calais child migrants: 'Unethical' dental checks ruled out

Calais child migrants: 'Unethical' dental checks ruled out
 

Child migrants from the Calais "Jungle" camp will not face dental checks in the UK to verify their age, the government has insisted.
The BBC understands 39 children have arrived this week, but there have been questions whether some may be adults.
Conservative MP David Davies called for mandatory teeth checks to reassure the public, but the British Dental Association said this was unethical.
The Home Office said the migrants would face different checks once in the UK.
The Home Office said: "We do not use dental X-rays to confirm the ages of those seeking asylum in the UK. The... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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