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Clause 1 — The National Identity Register

Part of Orders of the Day — Identity Cards Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:15 pm on 18th October 2005.

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Photo of Douglas Hogg Douglas Hogg Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham 5:15 pm, 18th October 2005

My question for my right hon. Friend is in part a response to Dr. Blackman-Woods. When my right hon. Friend sounds out the Minister, as he is doing so clearly, he may wish to ask what aspect of government does not fall within the definition of

"securing the efficient and effective provision of public services".

That is included in the stated purposes of the Bill.