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Points of Entry

Volume 493: debated on Wednesday 3 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many manned points of entry into the UK there are. (275796)

The UK Border Agency operates at 128 ports in the UK and a further 10 at juxtaposed locations in Belgium and Northern France.

UKBA maritime assets patrol coastal waters around the UK and also work regularly in support of operations by other law enforcement agencies, to maintain a range of intelligence-led and risk-based controls on all routes of entry to UK.