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UKBA 'cut too many staff'

The troubled UK Border Agency has cut too many staff too quickly and is now having to hire extra people and increase overtime to meet demands, Whitehall's spending watchdog said today.

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Everything you need to know about Games Lanes

A series of designated 'Games Lanes' have been opened to provide a fast-track route for members of the "Games Family" including athletes, their officials and equipment.

  • 30 miles of Games Lanes along parts of the Olympic and Paralymic Route Network
  • All are clearly marked with the Olympic rings
  • The Lanes operate between certain hours and will be open to all vehicles overnight
  • All Lanes become operational on July 25th
  • £130 penalty for driving or parking in a Lane incorrectly
  • £200 release fee for any vehicle parked in a Lane applicable when a vehicle is removed to a pound.

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