HC Deb 24 February 1992 vol 204 c363W
Mr. Wilson

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the honesty system employed by Customs and Excise at Cardiff airport.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

The arrangements at Cardiff international airport are part of Customs' strategy to provide a more flexible deployment of staff according to intelligence and assessment of risk and targeted on the key areas of drugs, instruments of terrorism, pornography and so on. We aim to allow honest travellers the freest movement through our frontiers.

Customs will continue to monitor the effectiveness of the approach but it is too early to make an assessment.

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