Electronic Government: Proof of Identity:Written question - 21258

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

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Asked on: 26 February 2020
Cabinet Office
Electronic Government: Proof of Identity
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the UK leaving the EU on UK Government digital identity providers located in EU member states.
Answered by: Penny Mordaunt
Answered on: 04 March 2020

There are no changes to the commercial agreements of levels of service with UK Government digital identity providers as a result of the UK leaving the EU.

The Government’s response to the digital identity consultation (Call for Evidence) will be published in due course.

Verify is delivered with private sector providers and next steps will be announced in the usual manner.

An extensive response to the PAC report was published in October 2019 and can be found at CP 176 – Treasury Minutes Government response to the Committee of Public Accounts.

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