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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Two lorry drivers have been sentenced after a fatal motorway crash that killed eight people.
Ant McPartlin was charged with drink-driving on Wednesday, following a crash on Sunday.