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Old 26th Aug 2017, 09:36
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Presumably if the ePassport gates worked as originally intended, they could be left operating 24 hours a day, with only a token number of Border Force personnel required to be on hand to deal with poor souls like me who have a passport with a duff chip.
Dave, I said exactly the same thing about Gatwick...damn things never, ever work for me.

And then the roaming Border Security agent has to direct you back into another queue...

(It's probably not very PC of me to say this, but same Border Security agent is quite often not of these parishes...)
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