HC Deb 21 December 1988 vol 144 cc357-8W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether his Department has investigated, or is currently studying, the usefulness of a national identity card to his departmental responsibilities; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Sainsbury

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary to the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Central (Mr. Darling) on 15 December 1988 at column1080.