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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Photos shown to ITV News appear to reveal the scale of the backlog at the Passport Office, amid staff claims of "blind panic".