“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Monday, February 13, 2006
Defence expert undermines Blair on safety of ID cards
Brian Gladman, a retired senior defence official, is extremely concerned about the safety and security of the government's ID proposals. In a letter to the Prime Minister, he wrote:
"it is shameful that those who are less well-off will be forced to put themselves at serious risk for a system that serves no purpose that cannot be achieved in other, more effective and less costly ways".