Theresa May says sorry for passport application delays

Home Secretary Theresa May has apologised to those affected by the recent delays to passport application.

"I would like to say to anybody who is unable to travel because of a delay in processing their passport application that I am sorry and the Government is sorry for the inconvenience they have suffered and we are doing all we can to put things right," Ms May told MPs.

It follows an apology from the head of the Passport Office, Paul Pugh yesterday.

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Theresa May apologises for passport application delays

Home Secretary Theresa May has apologised for delays in processing passport applications and insisted the Government is doing all it can to deal with the situation.