The Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Identity Cards Bill asks 14 probing questions of Home Secretary Charles Clarke, to which they expect a reply by Monday 7th February.
The Report stage and Third Reading of this Bill are set for Thursday 10th February, and will all be over in less than 4 hours, as explained by Richard Allan MP
Even if you support this Identity Card scheme, there are some serious flaws with this Bill. Why does Parliament allow itself to be used as a "rubber stamp" in this way ?
Will the House of Lords save us from this wretched legislation ?
Probably not, judging by the ultimately futile debates which they conducted over the Civil Contingencies Act and the Children Act 8-(