Policy paper

Identity cards: response to fourth report of the Home Affairs Committee

The government response to the fourth report from the Home Affairs Committee (session 2003 to 2004, HC 130).

This was published under the 2001 to 2005 Labour government


Identity cards: government response to fourth report of the Home Affairs Committee

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This document sets out the government’s reply to the committee’s report, published July 2004. The committee’s report examined the government’s proposals for the introduction of an identify cards scheme, as set out in the policy document (Cm 6020, ISBN 0101602022) published in November 2003, and the draft Identity Cards Bill (Cm. 6178, ISBN 0101617828) published in April 2004.

Published 27 October 2004