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Jacqui Smith Unleashes ID Cards

by | 25th, September 2008

A PRESS release from Her Majesty’s Government: “The first UK Identity Card will be unveiled by the Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, on Thursday 25 September at 11.30am.”

Media are invited to attend an on-the-record, on-camera press conference at the Home Office where the design of the first cards, which will be issued to foreign nationals from November this year, will be revealed.

Anorak has an insider there.

The Border and Immigration Agency will begin issuing the biometric cards to the two categories of foreign nationals who officials say are most at risk of abusing immigration rules – students and those on a marriage or civil partnership visa.

And when they have them, you’ll have one…

More to follow…

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