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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Passports: Fraud more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps she is taking to reduce levels of passport fraud. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The security of the British passport is paramount. Preventing and detecting fraud is one of Her Majesty's Passport Office's (HMPO's) key objectives and in 2013-14, of 9,033 cases of fraud were detected.<br><br>The British passport is one of the most secure documents of its kind. Working with national and international law enforcement agencies, HMPO continues to monitor and review the security of the document in order to prevent and detect fraud both, domestically and overseas. This includes introducing a range of automated system checks; increased interventions with applicants who report their passport as lost or stolen on multiple occasions; and an enhanced facial recognition system. HMPO will also continue to interview all first-time applicants as a means to confirm identity of new passport applicants.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-10-24T17:53:54.1278384Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-24T17:53:54.1278384Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this