Immigration queues at Stansted airport "unacceptably long"

Passengers at Stansted face long queues at the start of Bank Holiday weekend Credit: ITN

Passengers at Stansted airport faced "unacceptably long" immigration queues at the beginning of the Bank Holiday weekend.

Hundreds of disgruntled passengers were delayed for up to two hours at passport control at the Essex airport yesterday evening.

A spokesperson for Stansted airport said action was needed to address the issue of long waits urgently.