Sunday, December 24, 2006

More I.D. trouble on the cards

Draconian fines to boost Treasury revenue.

Melissa Kite reports in The Telegraph that the government plans to dish out 'draconian' 1000 pound fines for those who fail to update their details on the planned I.D. cards. Women who take on the name of their husbands when they marry, and the families of deceased card holders will be most at risk from this scheme which will boost the coffers of H.M. Treasury.

Looks like this piece of plastic will not be billed as "your flexible friend".

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