Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|8 Jun 2018, 12:29 p.m.||Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer)||Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour - Life peer)|
Question to the Home Office
To ask Her Majesty's Government what data are collected through landing cards; and how such data are used.
Answer (Baroness Williams of Trafford)
Passengers are required to complete fourteen pieces of data on landing cards. These are first name(s); date of birth; sex; nationality; town and country of birth; occupation; contact address in the UK; passport number; place of issue; length of stay in the UK; port of last departure; arrival flight/train number/ship name; and signature.
Landing cards are predominantly used to produce National Statistics on purpose of journey by category and nationality.