United Kingdom (gb)

Biometric passport: Yes

According to Wikipedia, citizens of United Kingdom can/must have biometric passports [doesn't imply retaining biometric information].

National ID card: Rejected

According to wikipedia, United Kingdom doesn't have a national identity card.

The national ID was abolished in the 50s by Churchill. During the early 21st century, there was a failed attempt to reinstate one. See also No2ID.net.

National Biometric database: Rejected

Contributed by Nir Hirshman
  • EFF:

    Success Story: Dismantling UK’s Biometric ID Database

Causes for concern

Contributed by Israeli Digital Rights Movement