HC Deb 02 May 2000 vol 349 c82W
Mr. Caton

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office for what purposes her Department requires a birth certificate to be furnished by(a) employees, (b) contractors, (c) those applying for employment and contracts and (d) other persons. [120323]

Mr. Stringer

A birth certificate or similar documentary evidence may be required to be furnished by any of the above for one or more of the following reasons:

  • proof of identity;
  • proof of eligibility under the Civil Service nationality rules;
  • proof of age.

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