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Factsheet: Passport processing times and unprecedented levels of demand

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We have seen unprecedented demand, following more than five million people delaying their application for a passport during the pandemic because of restrictions in international travel. His Majesty’s Passport Office (HM Passport Office) is processing more applications than ever before, …

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 …