Over £750 million pounds has been wasted over e-borders and £9.1 million on unreliable iris scanners, according to Keith Vaz of the Home Affairs Select Committee.
This is yet another example of UKBA's failure to plan properly for a new scheme.
He described the situation as 'a shambles'.
UKBA must ensure they have the technology in place to cope with new policy before it is introduced
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