§ Mr. Foulkes
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many special passports for each of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man have been issued in each of the last five years; what is the income from each; and what is the estimated cost of producing and issuing passports for each island.
§ Mr. Mellor
The number of full passports issued in each of the islands in each of the last five years is as follows:
Guernsey Jersey Isle of Man 1979 2,443 5,277 1,469 1980 2,728 5,799 2,118 1981 2,879 5,809 2,446 1982 2,496 5,348 2,029 1983 2,432 5,182 1,800 Total 12,978 27,415 9,862
The costs of production of, and revenue from, the issue of these passports fall to the islands concerned and not the United Kingdom Exchequer.