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Crosby 'ID' Report Published 'Quietly' Today by Treasury
« on: March 06, 2008, 09:16:56 pm »

Should cause a few red faces in Whitehall, particularly as HM's finest tried to sneak it out quietly while Fraulein Schmidtt was busily giving a big up to the ID/NIR scheme....

....luckily the media were watching the back door while Miss Smith was performing at the front.

Quote from: The Guardian
Ministers faced embarrassment today following the publication of an official report criticising the way the national identity card programme is being rolled out.

Sir James Crosby's report, commissioned two years ago by the Treasury, accuses the government of adopting an "uncoordinated" approach to the problem of identity assurance.

It says any national identity card scheme should be free to users, involve minimum amounts of information and not be promoted as an anti-crime initiative.

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