I'm sure the Home Office will not be making the same mistakes with the National Identity Register.
Twenty-three professors of computer science called just last week for an independent audit of the scheme. The head of Connecting for Health has written to these experts inviting them to a good telling off, sorry lecture, sorry "interactive discussion". What was he thinking of to include the following paragraph?
Given the importance you have placed on making this public statement, I am copying this letter to the head of your department and will make it publicly available.
What a bizarre misconception of the way that university departments work...