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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 20th February 2019.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential benefits of introducing Director Identification Numbers such as is being introduced or considered in Australia, New Zealand and India.

Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of requiring directors to provide identity documents when registering with Companies House.

Photo of Kelly Tolhurst Kelly Tolhurst Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Government is currently considering a broad package of reforms to Companies House to ensure it is fit for the future and continues to contribute to the UK’s business environment. We plan to consult on these reforms in due course.

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