To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many temporary passports were issued by the British authorities in Spain to British nationals who had lost or had their passports stolen in each of the last five years.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) can issue Emergency Travel Documents (ETDs) to British national overseas if their passport has been lost, stolen, damaged, has expired or is otherwise unavailable. A breakdown of ETDs issued in Spain over the last five years is in the table below.
|Year||ETDs issued for Lost/Stolen Passports (Spain)||ETDs issued for all reasons (Spain)|
|2011||No data available||5,323|
|2010||No data available||4,198*|
(*from March 2010 – Dec 2010)