It is unclear how much of the UK funding promised to Kigali for the ‘Migration and Economic Development Partnership’ might be recoverable.

The only people ever sent to Rwanda from Britain were a handful of failed asylum seekers who voluntarily chose to go under a separate scheme.

Each were offered up to £3,000 in financial aid to help with relocation costs.

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