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October 19, 2005

ID Cards Bill.

Yes, sadly it passed, on a reduced majority. It’s now up to the Lords to gut it. One nice quote:

Bob Marshall-Andrews, another Labour rebel, complained that the Bill would give the Government the power to order people to attend a meeting to have their fingerprints and other biometric information taken for inclusion on the register.

"It is not since the Domesday Book - a system of registration put into place by the Normans, or the New Normans as I suspect they were known - that British people have been required with their families to attend a certain place at a certain time in order to have their details measured," he said.

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Why not Offer to have your ID card number tatooed onto say your arm?

P.S. What colour star do I need to sew onto my jacket to identify myself as an atheist?

Posted by: Rob Read | Oct 19, 2005 10:57:14 AM