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Some passport interviews suspended amid backlog

Interviews for first-time applicants for passports have been suspended in London as staff struggle to deal with the 30,000 backlog of applications, the Home Office has said.

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Applicants tell of 'ludicrous' passport problems

The Passport Office is so "inundated" with calls that "you can't speak to anybody", a frustrated member of the public told ITV News today.

Speaking outside the headquarters in Liverpool, another told ITV News the only option available to book a renewal appointment was in Belfast.

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