HC Deb 20 June 1988 vol 135 c375W
Mr. Sackville

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the current average period required to process applications for passports in each passport office in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Renton

The current times for straightforward non-urgent applications are shown in the table. Urgent applications are given priority.

Passport office Delay (Working days)
London 59
Glasgow 38
Peterborough 35
Newport 22
Liverpool 14
Belfast1 4
1 The Belfast office is by far the smallest and deals only with Northern Ireland residents.

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