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Last year, in 2013, the Home Office launched its #beatthepeak campaign to warn holidaymakers to apply early for passports. In the space of a year we’ve gone from a social media campaign showing smoothly oiled machines churning out shiny new passports by the second to leaked photos showing the applications stacked up in meeting rooms.
Check out the full UK Home Office Flickr album here and a further interview with Sarah Rapson, Director General of UK Visas and Immigration, on how important it is to apply for your passport early here.
Could the cause of this remarkable transformation possibly be staff cuts of 315 personnel — one tenth of the workforce — in recent years?