The Future of the Newport Passport Office

Chair of the Welsh Affairs Committee, David T. C. Davies said,

“The closure of the Passport Office would have a huge impact on Newport and potentially much wider ramifications for Wales as a whole. This Committee will always be keen to examine issues within our remit which affect the people of Wales. We have therefore decided to hold an inquiry into this matter at the first date available to us”.


1. Deadline for written submissions: 8 November 2010.

2. First evidence session: 10 November 2010.

2. Report published: 3 February 2011.

3. Government response published:  14 June 2011.

4. Inquiry closed.