HC Deb 20 April 2000 vol 348 c615W
Mr. Caton

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales for what purposes his Department requires a birth certificate to be furnished by(a) employees, (b) contractors,(c) those applying for employment and contracts and (d) other persons.[120310]

Mr. Paul Murphy

My Department requires those applying for employment to provide either a birth certificate, passport, or driving licence in order to prove identity. Contractors, potential contractors, and other persons are not required to provide their birth certificates.