Midlands clampdown on illegal workers

in the Midlands are clamping down on illegal workers.

34 officers apprehended 22 offenders near Hereford as part of a Government
drive to cut down on illegal working.

Tuesday, 35 officers swooped on an Evesham company, arresting 22 foreign
nationals found to be employed illegally.

Office minister Beverley Hughes said: "The Government is cracking down on
illegal working and making good progress in removing increasing numbers of
immigration offenders from the UK.

working will not be tolerated – it encourages illegal immigration, exploits the
workers themselves and undermines legitimate business competition," he

By Michael Millar

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