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26th February 2020 Issue no. 496
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Apprentices at the UK border prompt security fears
by David Barrett
The Home Office is hiring apprentices to man British passport controls for the first time, leading to allegations the move could undermine security.
The UK Border Force has advertised for 150 apprentices aged at least 18 to work at Heathrow and Stansted airports. Sources inside the agency told The Telegraph there were concerns a far shorter training period - and a lack of on-the-job insight - could result in security lapses.
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