"All these Brexiteers claim to be champions of global free trade until it doesn't work out for their interests — at which point they magically transform into angry isolationists who don't back British firms to compete around the world," a spokesman said. … [Read more...] about French-Dutch firm to make blue British passport as Brexiteers howl ‘national humiliation’
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It is also promoting the passport as the most technologically advanced. The spokesperson said there was “a raft of new and updated security features, including a hard-wearing, super-strength polycarbonate data page, which contains innovative technologies embedded into the document, to keep personal data secure”. … [Read more...] about Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month
The standards that govern the interoperability of computer-readable passports are set by the Civil Aviation Organisation, not the European Union, and so while there will be a different-coloured cover, not much else will change about the fundamental design. In fact, the new designs look quite similar to some blue travel documents that Britain has continued to issue while being an EU member. … [Read more...] about Now we’re getting blue passports back, what else can Britain restore?
Home Secretary Priti Patel praised The Sun’s “True Blue” crusade for their return, saying: “For decades, our dark blue passports were a proud part of our national identity. The Sun has long campaigned to bring them back and we’re delivering on that with a uniquely British design.” … [Read more...] about First iconic post-Brexit blue passports to be issued within two weeks after The Sun’s campaign victory
The planned departure from the bloc has been complicated by division among British politicians, who are deadlocked over the terms of the divorce deal. The extended Brexit deadline of April 12 is also expected to be pushed back, after British Prime Minister Theresa May this week asked Brussels for a delay until June 30. … [Read more...] about Despite Brexit delay, UK issues new passports without ‘EU’ label