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Identity Documents Bill

Part of the debate – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:43 am on 29th June 2010.

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Shami Chakrabarti: I am happy to have a look at the interplay between the legislation and the Data Protection Act to see whether there are any obvious pointers in that direction, and I will write. I agree that it is important that it is done by whoever in Government is effectively the data controller, and that it is done under supervision. Despite the concerns that have been raised about people having spent their money in vain, they can at least know that their privacy is now safer in future.