"The abolition of identity cards was confirmed yesterday, when the Identity Documents Bill was granted Royal Assent.
Liberal Democrats have consistently campaigned against ID cards, a scheme introduced by the previous Labour Government.
All existing ID cards will be cancelled within one month, and the National Identity Register, the database which contains the biographic and biometric fingerprint data of card holders, will be destroyed within two months.
The Identity Card Scheme and other biometrics work has already cost the taxpayer £292 million. The Act has saved £835 million in planned future investment."
Wednesday, 22 December 2010
Another Lib Dem policy in action
Excellent news from the Liberal Democrats:
Posted by Lorna Dupré at 13:21
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