HC Deb 02 May 2000 vol 349 c55W
Mr. Caton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health 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. [120318]

Ms Stuart

All those working for or on behalf of the Department may be called upon to produce a birth certificate, or other similar documentation, to prove their identity, eligibility under Civil Service nationality rules or age.