Minister admits queues at Heathrow 'are too long'

The Immigration Minister says passengers at Heathrow Airport are being made to wait for too long to get into the UK and the Border Force needs to change the way it operates. Damian Green said:

  • 80 extra staff would start work this month to help ease the lengthy queues
  • It's not just about staff numbers, but about how and when they were deployed
  • Mr Green says the Border Force needed to be more flexible

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Govt: Heathrow queues 'too long'

The Immigration Minister says passengers at Heathrow Airport are being made to wait for too long to get into the UK. Damian Green wants the Border Force to change the way it operates.