Two older articles, but still interesting today:The blue passport is taking back control? No, it was first imposed on us from abroad
- So the only thing that changes is the colour (which wasn't mandatory anyway) and most of the other measures are forced on the UK by (no surprise there) the US. Unless the Brexiteers want to give up visa free travel to the US and make travelling generally more difficult, which doesn't play nicely with "global Britain"Now we're getting blue passports back, what else can Britain restore?
- Seems there isn't exactly much. Except for pointless nonsense most of the younger generation won't understand and won't work with the proclaimed goal of "global Britain"
Brexiters are celebrating the end of the burgundy passport, but the truth is the UK could have had blue passports within the EU, says James E Baldwin, who teaches history at Royal Holloway, University of Londonwww.theguardian.com