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21 December 2010
ID cards will be scrapped under the Coalition Government's first Home Office Bill to pass through Parliament. The Identity Documents Bill has received Royal Assent today.
20 December 2010
Service updates from the Identity and Passport Service, including updates on the effect of adverse weather on IPS services.
16 November 2010
Sarah Rapson has been appointed as the new Registrar General for England and Wales. Ms Rapson is also Chief Executive of the Identity and Passport Service (IPS).
08 October 2010
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) today announced plans to enter into consultation to reduce the size of the organisation and ensure it is more efficient.
25 August 2010
The redesigned UK passport, now featuring strengthened security features and iconic images from across the nation, was unveiled today by Chief Executive of the Identity and Passport Service Sarah Rapson.
02 July 2010
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has announced the appointment of Sarah Rapson as its new Chief Executive.
27 May 2010
The government plans for identity cards for British citizens to be scrapped within 100 days, it was announced today.
01 March 2010
New charges for people ordering birth, marriage and death certificates were announced today by Registrar General James Hall.
07 July 2009
Maintaining passport security and delivering a high quality service to customers is the driving force behind a fee increase of £5.50 for a standard passport, the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced today.
11 June 2009
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has announced that De La Rue has won the contract to produce the new British passport book. Available from October 2010, the passport will have a new design and improved security features, including the capacity to hold fingerprint biometrics.