Sunday, November 27, 2005

Lib Dem President to be ID card 'martyr'

No2ID's campaign pledge against ID cards gains another notable signatory:
The Liberal Democrat president, Simon Hughes, yesterday vowed to go to jail rather than carry the proposed new national ID card.

The Bermondsey MP became the first senior politician to sign up to a civil disobedience campaign being mounted by opponents of the government scheme, which is facing strong opposition in the House of Lords. He told The Observer that he still hoped the bill would be defeated. But if not, he was 'absolutely' ready to go behind bars if necessary.
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