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Passports

Home Office written question – answered on 12th March 2020.

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Photo of The Marquess of Lothian The Marquess of Lothian Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many new jobs have been created in the UK since April 2018 as a result of awarding the contract to supply British passports to Gemalto.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

Following the award of the contract to design, manufacture, and personalise British passports in April 2018, Thales (formerly known as Gemalto UK Ltd) have increased their UK workforce by 97 posts.

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