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Business and Planning Bill - Report: Amendment 42 (20 Jul 2020)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: My Lords, I would be delighted to meet my noble friend to discuss making progress on this. As I say, I am very glad to have a friend in digital identity.

Business and Planning Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 1 (13 Jul 2020)

Lord Clement-Jones: designed to give retailers the option of carrying out contactless age verification at a distance and automatically. It is supported not only by those representing and directly providing digital solutions, such as techUK, NCR and digital identity providers such as Yoti, but by the leaders of the key organisations involved in the retail trade, the British Retail Consortium and the...

Terrorism Act 2000 (Video Recording with Sound of Interviews and Associated Code of Practice) (Northern Ireland) Order 2020 - Motion to Approve (10 Jul 2020)

Lord Wei: ...time to answer, a letter would be fine—around the use of blockchain and ledger technologies to watermark the videos, so that they could not be doctored because each would have a unique online identity. It is time we moved not just from VHS to recording in digital form, but actually kept pace with technology a step further. I would like to hear the Minister’s thoughts on this.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups (3 Jul 2020)

Nadine Dorries: ...can access services if they need to. National Health Service mental health services have remained open, and our community, talking therapies and children and young people’s services have deployed digital tools to connect with people and provide ongoing support. The Government has provided £9.2 million of additional funding for mental health charities to support adults and children. This...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Digital Technology: Proof of Identity (3 Jul 2020)

Lord Clement-Jones: To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultations they have held, or plan to hold, following the close of their Call for Evidence on Digital Identity.

Pension Schemes Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 53 (30 Jun 2020)

Earl Howe: ...when we come to it. My noble friend Lord Young has tabled three amendments, covering the Money and Pensions Service dashboard, a date for the introduction of that dashboard, and the verification of identity. I am glad he agrees that the government amendment fully meets his desire for the Money and Pensions Service to provide a dashboard. On providing a timetable for delivery, we are all...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (30 Jun 2020)

Kevin Foster: ...or who need help applying. Additional support is also available to those EU citizens in the UK who do not have the appropriate access, skills or confidence to apply. This includes over 300 assisted digital locations across the UK where people can be supported through their application. It is one of several ways people can verify their identity, including by post. There are also over 80...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (30 Jun 2020)

Kevin Foster: ..., with more than 3.6 million applications having been received and over 3.3 million concluded. EEA citizens can apply online, free of charge, simply by completing three key steps: proving their identity, showing they live in the UK and declaring any criminal convictions. There is support available online, by email and telephone from our assisted digital provider. Where a person...

Business and Planning Bill (29 Jun 2020)

Steve Reed: covid-19-related restrictions than others, and the hospitality sector is one of the most at risk. There needs to be greater flexibility, or many businesses that are vital to the life and identity of their locality, and the jobs that come with them, will be lost forever. Local authorities have a key role to play in supporting their local hospitality sector, but they need greater clarity...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Services: Personation (29 Jun 2020)

John Glen: The Government takes fraud extremely seriously and recognises the devastating impact it can have on consumers and business. Government is working to strengthen our systems for establishing identity so that serious and organised criminals are denied opportunities to exploit false or stolen personal data. This includes developing proposals for a digital identity system that would enable...

De La Rue: Gateshead (25 Jun 2020)

Nadhim Zahawi: ...photograph, in the United Kingdom. That continues to ensure that no personal data will leave the United Kingdom. It also extends Thales’s already significant presence in this country. Thales’s digital identity and security division operates from five sites in the UK and employs over 500 staff in this country. Since the contract was awarded in April 2018, Thales has increased its UK...

Data Strategy - Question (24 Jun 2020)

Lord Clement-Jones: My Lords, the Government’s call for evidence on digital identity was issued in July 2019; it rightly emphasised the importance of public trust and the role that a successful approach to digital identity can play in the use of public data. That call closed last September, so is it not high time that we had some policy proposals in this crucial area, too—especially given the failures of the...

Public Bill Committee: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: EU Settlement Scheme: physical documented proof (16 Jun 2020)

Kevin Foster: Again, I appreciate the points that are being made, but a secure, easy-to-share digital status does what it says on the tin. More and more countries are heading towards that, and we have seen it in other areas of life. To be clear, the new clause specifies a paper certificate as the preferred means. I do not think that something like that adds to something that is easily shareable—and easy...

Public Bill Committee: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill: Examination of Witness (9 Jun 2020)

...; there may be instances when the status is not available for IT reasons. Also, online systems can be hacked. There are real security risks. Finally, we also have concerns about the newness of the digital-only scheme. It is essentially being tested on over 3 million people. A digital-only identity system like this has never existed before in the UK, and it is being rolled out for a massive...

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill - Virtual Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 21 (2 Jun 2020)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...she would be very happy for the noble Lord, Lord Fox, and others to join if they wished. The noble Lord, Lord Bhatia, asked about Openreach. I can tell him that officials from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have spoken to BT, which has categorically denied that it is in talks to sell Openreach. My noble friend Lord Empey raised the issue of rural connectivity, as a...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Homelessness: Children (19 May 2020)

Baroness Sugg: The Government is committed to supporting efforts to meet Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 which aims to provide legal identity for all, including birth registration, by 2030. The Government continues to advocate for the issuance of civil documentation in specific post-conflict countries through UN mechanisms, including the Security Council Working Group for Children and Armed Conflict. Last...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Planning update (13 May 2020)

Robert Jenrick: ...Consent Orders under the Planning Act 2008; the Compulsory Purchase Order regime and to development plans, including neighbourhood plans and spatial development strategies. The role of digital Local planning authorities and the Planning Inspectorate drive the planning process forward and should ensure that it continues to operate effectively to support economic recovery. Moving to digital...

Census (England and Wales) Order 2020 - Motion to Consider (12 May 2020)

Lord True: ...I assure him that it remains the Government’s intention to publish the national data strategy in 2020. I will endeavour to keep him and other noble Lords informed as to progress. The question of identity has come up in this House and in the other place. I underline the abounding respect and admiration that this Government—and, indeed, I believe the whole nation—have for the Sikh...

Census (6 May 2020)

Chloe Smith: to say that yes, we do intend to look at where greater support can be given. Let me turn to the points that were raised about Sikh ethnicity—I shall then go on to discuss Cornish national identity and other points that I hope to be able to tick off for Members. On the point about Sikh ethnic identity, I reassure Members that in no way is either the ONS or the Government ignoring a...

Written Answers — Home Office: EU Nationals: Immigration (4 May 2020)

Kevin Foster: ...Home Office has continued to receive and process applications throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. EU citizens can apply online, free of charge, simply by completing three key steps: proving their identity, showing they live in the UK and declaring any criminal convictions. There is support available online, by email and by telephone from our assisted digital provider. Where a person eligible...

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