HC Deb 25 April 1995 vol 258 c450W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will give the Data Protection Registrar an undertaking that the national insurance number will not be used for purposes unconnected with the tax and benefits system; and if he will make a statement. [20057]

Mr. Arbuthnot

The Data Protection Registrar has been advised that it is departmental policy to restrict the use of the national insurance number of national insurance, tax and social security benefit related purposes.