ID cards extended to north-west of England

Summary:The scheme is being rolled out to people living in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside from January

ID cards are to be offered to people living across the north-west of England from next month.

People living in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside will be able to apply for cards from 4 January next year, the Home Office announced yesterday.

The extension of the scheme across the north-west of England will mean the cards are now available to a further 4.3 million people.

For more on this story, see ID cards now coming to North West of England on silicon.com.

Topics: Security

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