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I D cards
March 21, 2018

Joined: May 8, 2014
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I D cards

March 21, 2018

we all know our European neighbors all have I D cards of one form or another,here in Ireland we have to have a P S N card allows us to access all government services like health service ,bus passes,driving license,even applying for a passport,old age pension,welfare payments,the list is endless. This is same as your driving license in size ,has a nice picture ( taken at time of issue) and has a shelf life of 8 years before renewing,it has my national insurance number and birthdate,and without it I can't visit my doctor or a hospital visit etc . My question is "Why can't the United Kingdom issue a card on similar lines "????????????????? Me thinks this would elevate the problems of who gets what from the NHS or any other service a British person has paid for the privilege,it would also sort out problems with ILLEGALS for our guys in BLUE.

March 21, 2018

Joined: May 12, 2014
Posts: 1384
I D cards

March 21, 2018

The subject of British I.D. Cards has been raised in Parliament several times in the past. It never gained much support, too costly, people wouldn’t agree to it, human rights, not part of our culture, etc etc. It certainly would help to alleviate many security and identity issues. No German or French person has to take council tax bills and utilities bills with them as proof of ID. I am all in favour of a British ID card but many folk aren’t.

March 22, 2018

Joined: May 5, 2014
Posts: 1286
I D cards

March 22, 2018

I know of NO ONE who objects to the idea that we should all have personal ID Cards - as they say, if you've nothing to hide, why object ? It would solve so many problems, but of course, might upset our Muslim friends so won't happen. Whatever happened to EASTER Eggs ? I'm so angry that we have succumbed to political correctness ( what correctness ?) in this way - again, WHY ? John (JKW)

March 22, 2018

Joined: May 12, 2014
Posts: 1384
I D cards

March 22, 2018

Out of interest I just googled ‘why were ID cards shelved in England’ the results are very enlightening. I had forgotten that the idea was trialled and several thousand cards were issued at a cost of £30;pp. Parliament then abolished the statute and those who paid never received a refund. TM was one of the most vociferous against the idea along with, surprise, surprise,  Nick Clegg. Google it it’s worth reading!


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