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Identity Cards

Volume 472: debated on Monday 25 February 2008

13. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what criteria the Government will use to determine whether an identity card is to be required in order for a public service to be provided. (188126)

Identity cards will provide the most reliable and convenient method of proving identity and will help in the more efficient delivery of public services.

However, there are no plans at this stage to make the delivery of particular public services dependent on the production of an identity card.