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National Identity Service (Cost Report)

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

The “Seventh Cost Report of the National Identity Service” is being laid before Parliament today. It sets out an estimate of the public expenditure likely to be incurred on the scheme over the next ten years, in accordance with section 37 of the Identity Cards Act 2006. It reports on developments over the past six months, since the “Sixth Cost Report” was published on 6 May 2009. Copies of the report will be available in the Vote Office.