To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many temporary passports were issued overseas to British nationals who had lost or had their passports stolen whilst abroad 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 by the FCO over the last five years for lost/stolen passports is below, as well as the complete figure.
|Year||ETDs issued for Lost/Stolen Passports (Global)||Total number of ETDs issued|
|2011||No data available||27,467|
|2010||No data available||14,367|