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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Glasgow Airport Security Partnership Suspended Due to Brexit

U.K. Border Force staff have revealed that Brexit uncertainty was responsible for the suspension of a partnership between Romanian police and Glasgow Airport in February.

Officers had been traveling to Scotland to deal with “high risk” flights from their country, a collaboration described in an inspection report as “extremely useful”. Romanians made up 91% of passengers last year whose safety was a cause for concern at the airport, but language issues had created problems for UK staff when gathering information.

The partnership came into effect in 2018 but was suspended in February 2019, with the new report saying staff believed it was due to uncertainty over the EU withdrawal.

Read more at The National

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