To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many e-gates are now in operation at (a) UK ports and (b) Manchester Airport; what proportion of such passengers are using e-gates; and what the rejection rates is of travellers using e-gates (i) in the UK and (ii) at Manchester airport.
21 July 2014
Currently there are (a) 94 e-Passport gates in use at UK ports, and (b) five e-passport gates in use at two of Manchester Airport's Terminals (10 in total).
It is not currently possible to provide the data relating to the questions of travellers using e-Passport gates and the number of rejections. Accurate figures could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.