I have already announced the inquiries that we have set up, but let me say that 22 out of 25 European countries have identity cards. The right hon. Gentleman's own security adviser proposes identity cards. His own reviewer of the national police force—the border force—says that he is in favour of identity cards. What we must ensure is that identity fraud is avoided, and the way to avoid identity fraud is to say that for passport information we will have the biometric support that is necessary, so that people can feel confident that their identity is protected.
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