Blue passports could send UK citizens to back of queue, EU officials say
Theresa May’s decision to change passport colour as expression of ‘independence and sovereignty’ could mean travel delays
European officials have warned that Britain’s new blue passports could spell travel delays and extra paperwork rather than the enhanced freedom promised by the government.
Theresa May sought to end a difficult political year on a high note on Friday by confirming the return of navy travel documents after Brexit. She said that abandoning the EU-style burgundy design introduced in 1988 was an expression of “independence and sovereignty” that reflected “citizenship of a proud, great nation”.Continue reading...