Wed 23 January 2008, The Daily Telegraph
Government's inept ID card timetable
By Philip Johnston
What is going on with ID cards? Is Gordon Brown quietly trying to dump the whole idea? The leak of an internal Home Office document passed to the Conservatives seems to suggest the timetable has slipped by at least two years. But things are not that clear cut. ID cards will be doled out with new passports For instance, it was never the case that people would be ‘forced’ to have an ID card. They are to be issued automatically with passports when British citizens come to renew their travel documents. Read more...