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Factsheet: Passport processing times and unprecedented levels of demand

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There has recently been considerable press coverage of people facing holiday cancellations or travel disruption due to waiting times for passports. We are seeing unprecedented demand, following more than five million people delaying their application for a passport during the …

Smugglers who recruited drivers to conceal migrants in vans brought to justice

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Two men who dangerously smuggled 31 illegal migrants into the UK, including seven children and a pregnant woman, have been sentenced to a combined 14 years in prison. Akan Brayan, of Nottingham, and Dylan Shwani, of Lincoln, were found guilty of …

'The National Security Bill is a vital tool to keep the British public safe' - Priti Patel

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This Government will do all it can to protect the country from hostile foreign activity whether abroad or on our soil. The nature of the threat to the United Kingdom from foreign states may change, but it is ever-present. Over …