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Blair defends ID cards
Blair tackled on ID cards

Labour’s plans to introduce identity cards came under fire in the House of Commons this lunchtime from Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy. The Identity Cards Bill is due to return to the Commons tomorrow for its report stage, where MPs will be able to move amendments to the bill. The Liberal Democrats are set to… Read more »

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Hodge: Children’s database will ‘not be an IT disaster’

The Government’s new database of every child in Britain will not be “an IT disaster” and will cost far less than has been suggested, Children’s Minister Margaret Hodge said today. Ms Hodge also rejected suggestions that the Children’s Commissioner for England would be “too weak” to be effective, saying she expected an “uncomfortable” ride once… Read more »

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