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Minister to update ID card plans

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on March 6, 2008


The home secretary is to outline the next stage in the controversial rollout of identity cards.
Jacqui Smith is expected to announce which non-EU workers will be the first to be issued with ID cards, which link personal data to a fingerprint.

She will also set out plans to issue cards to 100,000 airport staff, although the widespread issue of cards will not start until 2009.

Both the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are opposed to ID cards.

The parties oppose the cards on cost, effectiveness and civil liberty grounds.

Coming soon to a Federal Government near you..

Read more at BBC…

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