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Orders of the Day — Identity Cards Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:03 pm on 20th December 2004.

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Photo of Des Browne Des Browne Minister of State (Citizenship, Immigration and Counter-Terrorism), Home Office, Minister of State (Home Office) (Citizenship, Immigration and Nationality) 7:03 pm, 20th December 2004

Does the right hon. and learned Gentleman accept the Cabinet Office's estimate—it was published separately from any consideration of ID cards—that identity fraud costs the citizens of this country £1.3 billion a year?