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Transport: ID Papers

Volume 710: debated on Monday 27 April 2009

Questions

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will require passengers to carry identity papers on domestic air and sea routes; and [HL2744]

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will collect advanced passenger data for those travelling on domestic air and sea routes; if so, who will collect that data; and who will have access to the data. [HL2745]

Section 14 of the Police and Justice Act 2006 gives the police the power, subject to commencement through secondary legislation, to require a carrier, on request, to capture passenger and crew identity and other service data on domestic routes.

The Government will consult formally on the detailed terms of any implementation legislation, including the forms of identity that would be needed, before the powers are introduced on these routes.