Passport row: Tourism minister suggests holidaying at home

Tourism minister Helen Grant has suggested people caught up in the passport delay fiasco should consider holidaying at home. She said there was a "lot to be said for the 'staycation'".

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Security worries after passport sent to wrong person

A British passport seen in close up. Credit: Reuters

The Passport Office insisted it took security "extremely seriously" after it emerged that a passport, birth certificate and visa documents were sent to the wrong person.

The documents, intended for a Pakistani man living in Lancashire, were sent to nursery worker Sarah Threlfall in Broughton, North Wales.

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