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Identity Cards: EU Nationals

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the first identification cards will be issued to EEA citizens in the UK. (241658)

[holding answer 9 December 2008]: In the autumn of 2009, the Identity and Passport Service will start to issue the first identity cards to British citizens and identification cards to European Economic Area citizens and Irish nationals working in sensitive roles or locations, starting with airside workers.