Immigration Controls: British National (Overseas):Written question - 245815

(Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East)
Asked on: 18 April 2019
Home Office
Immigration Controls: British National (Overseas)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether British National (Overseas) Passport Holders from Hong Kong should be able to use the United Kingdom’s e-passport gates.
Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 25 April 2019

The Government is prepared to consider whether British National (Over-seas) passport holders can be added to the list of those able to use ePass-port gates routinely. In doing so, they will be assessed against the full range of factors used to determine ePassport gate access including immigration abuse, security, cooperation on border matters, prosperity etc). If this group are found to be suitable, we will endeavor to add them at the next available opportunity.

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