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Airport queues 'depend on wind'

Long waits for passengers at the UK's airports will depend on the wind, the Immigration Minister said today. Damian Green told bringing in risk-based security checks would not be a panacea to reducing queues.

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Immigration Minister to be quizzed over three hour queues

Passenger wait at immigration queues at Heathrow Credit: PA

Keith Vaz will chair the committee responsible for finding out why queue problems continue to persist at Heathrow Airport.

With the London Olympics just three months away, there are fears our border agencies will be unable to cope.

Vaz has insisted thatthe problem needs to be addressed urgently, irrespective of the Olympics.

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