“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Thursday, May 10, 2007
Cost of ID cards rockets by £840m
Look what slipped out while the world was focused on the resignation of our Dear Leader:
The official estimated cost of the controversial national identity card scheme has soared in the last six months by an extra £840m to a total of £5.75bn, according to new Home Office figures published today.