Government committed to 'long and short term' solutions

The British Air Transport Association today met the Home Secretary and the Immigration Minister to discuss the passport queue chaos.

They say they are reassured that the government has committed to short & long term solutions.

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Heathrow queue targets failed

The Border Agency has failed to meet its targets for getting non-EU passport holders through immigration at all Heathrow Airport terminals last month, according to figures from airport operator BAA.