The Chancellor suggested that biometric passports, which carry the same information as ID cards, would be sufficient.
In an interview in The Daily Telegraph today, he said there was “probably no need” to “go further” than the new passports, paving the way for ID cards to be scrapped. Although he claimed later that he wasn’t going beyond existing plans, his intervention could spell the death knell for the project.
It\’s still the National Identity Register which is the problem isn\’t it?
Or does that not matter if you don\’t actually have to have a passport?
It\’s been so long that we were all getting enraged about this I\’ve forgotten some of the details…..