It was supposed to be to discuss the Global Travel Taskforce report but last week’s Commons Transport Select Committee hearing was dominated by Heathrow’s chief solutions officer Chris Garton with an outburst concerning border controls.

Garton told the Committee: “The situation is becoming untenable…if you are made to queue for two or three hours it is not something you want to do and we are even having to involve the police service to help us. We want to see that bottleneck removed as quickly as possible. It is a problem today and it will become a much bigger problem after 17 May.”  His inference is that at present the airport is running at about 15% of here

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