LONDON - The British home secretary has told MPs that she is ready to withhold millions of pounds promised to the French to block migrant crossings. After a record number of people were estimated to have landed on Sunday.

Priti Patel was said to be “furious” at the low numbers of migrants being intercepted by France.

However, Refugee Action said: “The shocking images we’ve seen in Afghanistan has shown what forces people to leave their country.”

One 1000 people crossed the English channel from France to England on Sunday.