House of Lords
Baroness Golding (Labour)
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will issue revised guidance, in particular via the mandatory licensing code, to require licensees and those working at their premises to recognise valid identity cards, such as citizencards, that bear the proof of age standards scheme hologram.
Lord Henley (Conservative)
We committed to reviewing the mandatory code, also referred to as the mandatory licensing conditions, after it had been in place for 12 months to assess its impact on alcohol related disorder. This evaluation will commence shortly and we will consider age verification policy as part of this.