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National Identity Cards - Question (14 Mar 2017)

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate: My Lords, given that most terrorists and professional criminals use multiple identities in committing crime, is it not self-evident that a biometric identity card would be an advantage in changing policy?

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Electoral Register: Identity Cards (8 Mar 2017)

Chris Skidmore: ...that the Government intends to explore in pilot schemes. Given the potentially significant logistical and cost implications, the Government does not consider it feasible to pilot a new electoral identity card (of the kind currently used in Northern Ireland) in 2018. The pilot schemes are part of a comprehensive programme of work that will strengthen electoral integrity, enhance public...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Electoral Register: Northern Ireland (23 Feb 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) cost, (b) take up and (c) effectiveness in reducing fraud of the electoral identity card. in Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Iraq: Religious Freedom (20 Feb 2017)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: ​We have concerns with Article 26 of the National Identity Card Law as it limits an individual’s freedom of religion. The President of Iraq objected to the clause and although the law was signed, the clause has been referred back to the Council of Representatives for reconsideration, but so far no action has been taken by the Council. We have made clear our concerns to the...

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (2 Feb 2017)

the Earl of Erroll: ...only with proper powers. The point is that a hacker cannot find out who presented that token. So it is possible now to do what is necessary. That answers the point made by the noble Lord, Lord Maxton. The problem with an identity card is that it will identify you. If you gave your identity to one of these websites and it happened to be hacked, like Ashley Madison, and if you were a...

Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (18 Jan 2017)

Keith Vaz: ...arrive in order to claim residence. However, there will be a huge problem in processing the 3.5 million EU residents, because people from some EU countries do not require a passport to enter the United Kingdom. Italians come here on the basis of an Italian identity card, which is not stamped—one cannot stamp an identity card. No matter what the Government say, we still do not have...

Passport Applications: Digitisation - Question (18 Jan 2017)

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate: My Lords, with the increasing threats of terrorism and of identity theft, does the Minister agree that the Question highlights the need for a proper biometric identity card?

Representation of the People (Voter Proof of Identity) (23 Nov 2016)

Chris Green: ...circumstances that it can hardly be viewed as a problem to have to do so when directly participating in something so important as democracy. I wish to make it very clear that the Bill does not represent a move to create a national identity card or a way to keep a check on people. It is simply a move to add voting to the list of many things that require identification. Identification does...

National Identity Cards - Question (16 Nov 2016)

Lord Dholakia: My Lords, the coalition Government were right to scrap the identity card and the national identity register. It impacted severely on civil liberties and, more importantly, on state intrusion. Is the Minister aware that a very serious rift is developing between the Muslim community and the Prevent strategy that the Government have established? What consultations are taking place with this...

EU Referendum: Immigration and Disability Employment — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (11 Oct 2016)

Robert Goodwill: ...economic area have the right in EU law to enter the UK for any purpose for up to three months, and to stay indefinitely to work. They can access services and employment on the basis of their EU passport or identity card. Free movement rights are exercised at the discretion of the EEA national, rather than with the permission of the destination member state. Since 2004, free movement from...

National Identity Cards - Question (5 Jul 2016)

Baroness Corston: ...victims of domestic violence and had gone to Bristol City Council, they were told that they could not be rehoused because they could not prove who they were. They said to me: “If you allow me to have an identity card, I would be someone”. Have the Government thought about those issues?

Investigatory Powers Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (27 Jun 2016)

Lord Lucas: to take identity cards. That failed because it was a Home Office Bill; there was nothing in it for the ordinary citizen. All the advantages for the ordinary citizen that might have come from an identity card system were neglected. There was nothing there; it was just, “we want to control you”. Yet, as others have pointed out, we readily accept an enormous exchange of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Electoral Offices: Proposed Closure (20 Jun 2016)

William Irwin: ...of travelling a few miles to Banbridge in order to speak directly to an Electoral Office staff member. That has been a tremendous benefit to people who, for example, wish to obtain an electoral identity card. They can do so at their local electoral office, where their picture can be taken free of charge.

European Union Migration: National Insurance - Statement (12 May 2016)

Lord Campbell-Savours: My Lords, would not this confusion be reduced if we returned to discussing a biometric-based national identity card, whereby people would be swiped in when they entered the United Kingdom and swiped out when they left?

Written Answers — Home Office: Free Movement of People (7 Mar 2016)

Lord Bates: All European Union citizens may enter the UK on production of a valid passport or identity card and have an initial right to reside for three months. Those who wish to stay longer can do so as a jobseeker for a further three months, providing they have a genuine prospect of work. After that period, they must be exercising a Treaty right as a worker, a student, or a self-employed or...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Scrap Metal Dealers Bill: Consideration Stage (29 Feb 2016)

Roy Beggs: ...13 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;   (d) a driving licence issued by the Government of an EEA state if the licence bears the photograph of the person to whom it is issued;   (e) an electoral identity card issued under section 13C of the Representation of the People Act 1983;   (f) a 60+ or Senior SmartPass, a Registered Blind SmartPass or...

Written Answers — Home Office: Visas: English Language (29 Feb 2016)

James Brokenshire: confirm that the document is genuine and relates to the individual who is sitting the test. The only acceptable forms of identification in the UK are: • a passport or travel document; • a EU Identity Card; • a Biometric Residence Permit.

Recall of MPs Act 2015 (Recall Petition) Regulations 2016: Motion to Approve (11 Feb 2016)

Lord Campbell-Savours: ..., a brother-in-law, a civil partner, a sharia-based marriage or an informal partner arrangement? These are the sorts of things that people are going to query, particularly in areas with a large ethnic-minority population. Paragraph 59 deals with the use of personal identifiers. On that subject, I simply point out that a national identity card would do away with many of these administrative...

Digital Democracy Commission (10 Feb 2016)

Therese Coffey: ...remains about the security of e-voting and it is vital that any new system attracts the confidence and trust of voters. Estonia is often mentioned, but turnover has not increased there and it has a compulsory national identity card. Electronic voting is certainly not a priority for the Government, but the experience of elections, and the referendum on Scottish independence, shows that if...

Immigration Bill — Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) (20 Jan 2016)

Lord Deben: ...Government do not believe in identity cards and have tried to argue all the time that they are not necessary. However, we are now creating a sector, a section of the community, which in fact has to have an identity card. I object in principle to the concept that some should have it and others should not. Central to that is the issue that, however one likes to dress it up, it is likely that...

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