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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.

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Minister admits there is a 'problem' at Heathrow

Immigration Minister Damian Green Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Winning

The Immigration Minister Damian Green admitted today that there is a "problem" with delays at passport control at Heathrow, and pledged to take action to tackle the problem.

He said he accepted that some passengers had been forced to stand in line for up to 90 minutes in breach of Border Force targets and pledged action to tackle the problem.

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