British passports will return to having blue covers after Brexit, it has been confirmed.
The new design, which will no longer include the European Union insignia, will replace the burgundy cover that has been a feature of the UK passport since the 1980s once Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
Yes, at one level it’s trivial.
It’s also an extremely cheap (as in, zero cost, as the redesign will happen anyway) method of pleasing a pretty large number of Leavers.
Plus, a very cheap (zero cost) method of pissing off some number of Remoaners, which makes it even better.