She added: “All passengers, from whichever country, are mixing.
“It’s the same at other airports like Manchester and Gatwick.”
The chaotic scenes at Heathrow, where only Terminals 2 and 5 are open, were blasted by the Shadow Home Secretary.
In a later tweet he went on to criticise the Government’s overall policy towards international travel during the Covid crisis.
He posted: “Time and time again we at Labour have argued for a comprehensive hotel quarantine system for all international arrivals to guard against new variants.
“It’s the Conservative Government’s failure to listen and act that has left us in this deeply worrying place.”
He wrote: “In the period from March 25 to April 7, some 5.1 percent of passengers coming to the UK from India tested positive for Covid-19, not far below the 6.2 percent level recorded by passengers from Pakistan, and comfortably higher than the 3.7 percent of passengers coming from Bangladesh.
“And far from being three times higher than in India, the Covid positivity rate in Pakistan was only slightly above India; the rate of passengers coming from Bangladesh was considerably lower than that of those coming from India.”
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