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Immigration officers descend on Ashford Designer Outlet

ByCharlie Harman

Immigration Enforcement officers have carried out a raid on a shopping centre.

Three Home Office vehicles remain at the Ashford Designer Outlet, with centre management believed to be speaking with the enforcers.

A spokesman for the outlet, which is currently being expanded, said: "Immigration enforcement officers attended McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Ashford this morning to carry out a routine right-to-work document check of site workers.

Three Home Office vehicles are currently stationed in the Ashford Designer Outlet car park
Three Home Office vehicles are currently stationed in the Ashford Designer Outlet car park

"Main contractor McLaren is working with local officers to provide information as required."

In a statement, McLaren said: “We operate with multiple sub-contractors and UK agencies for additional labour who must complete a vetting process and have the correct documentation to work on our sites.

"We are working closely with UK Immigration to ensure complete transparency and cooperation."

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