Immigration Controls

Home Office written question – answered on 6th February 2019.

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Photo of Lord Browne of Belmont Lord Browne of Belmont DUP

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans are in place to allow visitors from Australia and Canada to use e-passport gates.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

As part of the budget on 29 October 2018, the Government announced that, from this summer, nationals of Australia and Canada would be permit-ted to use ePassport gates when crossing the UK border. Nationals of Ja-pan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will also benefit from this change.

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