“The assumption is your flight is going to go ahead.”
There are also fears that Civil Service staff could go on strike which could impact passport processing.
Simon said: “It would slow things up. Most people who are applying online for a passport, it doesn’t really touch the sides.
“People don’t get involved. It’s all automated and many people are telling me they’re getting their passports.
“If you apply online, if you get everything right, if you get the photo, it’s acceptable within two to three weeks.”