Well, Day 1 of a new government – and we have something called positive progress.
The National ID Card system, along with the National Identity Register has in so many words – been scrapped. The new administration has argued it has cost far too much, expensive, intrusive and have done little to tackle the most serious threats to society such as terrorism and organised crime.
Or to embarrass IPS even further, here is the Identity and Passport Service’s announcement:
So basicly, if you want an ID Card, my advice is go and get a Passport. And whilst it may be valid for travel, the reports that ID Cards are being refused for travel are abound.
The cards are valid for whatever purpose they otherwise served.
So if you were one of the 1736 plus
fools citizens people victims registraints of the ID card, Congratulations! You have a non refundable £30 lump of plastic that might be a collectors item one day.