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Passports: Newport Gwent

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of Post Office deliveries have been diverted to other passport offices from the Newport office since January 2008. (220607)

As we do not hold that level of data on work transfers, we are unable to provide the percentage of Post Office deliveries that have been diverted to other passport offices from the Newport office.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many passport requests were received by mail at the Newport passport office (a) in the latest year for which figures are available and (b) in each of the previous five years. (220609)

The postal intake for the Newport passport office (based on each of the financial years).

Number

2007-08

913,067

2006-07

1,025,485

2005-06

1,140,169

2004-05

1,028,610

2003-04

1,053,958

2002-03

1,036,400