Theresa May avoids questions of passports 'crisis'

The Home Secretary this morning refused to answer questions of whether the Passport Office was in "crisis" amid claims of a huge backlog in applications.

Questioned by ITV News cameras in London, Theresa May stayed silent on the issue.

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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.