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Identity Cards

Volume 454: debated on Thursday 14 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which datasets held by his Department have been identified as suitable for use in the National Identity Register database. (103191)

At present, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is in discussions with the Identity and Passport Service with regard to how information held by them could be used to verify such identity- related information. However, no final decisions have yet been taken. There are currently no plans for any central Department of Transport datasets to be used to verify applications for registration on the National Identity Register.