Written Question on Immigration: Personal Records

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Date Title Questioner
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.

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