HC Deb 04 May 1959 vol 605 c14W
83. Mr. Ernest Davies

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what conclusion has been reached by the Inter-Departmental Working Party which is considering the proposal of the Council of Europe that national identity cards shall be valid in lieu of passports for visits of nationals to member countries.

Mr. R. A. Butler

I would refer the hon. Member to the answers given by my hon. Friend the Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs on 23rd January and by myself on 26th March to my hon. Friend the Member for Antrim, South (Mr. Knox Cunningham).

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