Edinburgh Airport

Home Office written question – answered am ar 23 Mai 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Kenny MacAskill Kenny MacAskill Alba, East Lothian

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 16 May 2024 to Question 25990 on Edinburgh Airport, what information his Department holds on the progress that has been made by (a) Edinburgh and (b) Gatwick Airport on reaching a commercial agreement with the US authorities on a pre-clearance scheme for travellers to the US; and whether his Department is taking steps with the US (i) Customs and Border Protection and (ii) Transportation Security Administration to help support these negotiations.

Photo of Tom Pursglove Tom Pursglove Minister of State (Minister for Legal Migration and Delivery)

Home Office, Department for Transport and Scotland Office officials are in regular contact with counterparts at the US Customs and Border Protection Agency and Transportation Security Administration and representatives of Edinburgh and Gatwick airports about US pre-clearance.

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