To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will report on the outcome of the public consultation organised on the proposal to introduce a personal identity card scheme; and if he will indicate the size of the response to the invitation to the public to make submissions. 
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. and learned Friend to the hon. Member for Dartford (Mr. Dunn) on 19 October 1995, Official Report, column 325.