Borders: Personal Records:Written question - 223896

Asked on: 09 February 2015
Home Office
Borders: Personal Records
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of passengers entering the UK had data on their journey collected under the E-borders programme in each year since 2009.
Answered by: James Brokenshire
Answered on: 23 February 2015

The Home Office collects Advance Passenger Information for passengers who
travel to the UK on routes connected to the Semaphore system.

The estimated proportion of passengers who travelled to the UK on routes
connected to Semaphore each year is in the following table. Due to ongoing
legal arbitration between the Home Office and Raytheon, it is not possible to
disclose coverage data for 2010.

2009 57%
2010 N/A
2011 64%
2012 67%
2013 79%
2014 81%

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