UK Border Force: Airports

Home Office written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2018 to Question 164381, what information his Department holds on the number of on-duty officers of UK Border Force and its predecessor body who were deployed at airports in each year since 2008.

Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Minister for Immigration

Details on staffing is available at:

We will always ensure we have the resources and workforce we need to keep the border secure. Operational units across the Home Office actively monitor workflows to ensure sufficient resources are in place to meet demand.

Border Force does not publish port specific information as this may enable a picture of the current work of the Home Office and identify any strength or weakness, thereby compromising the integrity of immigration controls and the planned operational security work being developed.

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