'Cuts already affecting Heathrow border control'

A PCS Union spokesman said:

The issues of the last few days has brought to the public's attention what we have said for a long time, that ministers can't cut staff and expect to run the same service - not just on passport controls at Heathrow, but right across UKBA.

Clearly, the cuts already made have had a major impact and further cuts planned every year until 2015 will make the situation even worse.


Heathrow Queue Targets Failure

New figures show that the Border Force failed to meet its targets for getting non-EU passport holders through immigration at Heathrow last month.