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It is expected they would mainly check the passports of travellers arriving from the European Economic Area and man so-called "e-gates" where passengers use their biometric passports.
BBC News - Home 2011
That way they can close the e-gates on their sad little money-grubbing lives, knowing they and their tax-dodging friends will never be exposed for the consequences of their greed.
The e-gates will still check against security watch-lists in the same way as the usual manual gates.