The LSE Identity Project Alternative Blueprint for a National Identification System is now available for public consultation and feeback.
This should certainly help to spark some actual detailed debate on the issues regarding the NuLabour Government's Identity Card Bill plan.
It is astonishing that the Government has not published a similar step by step explanation of exactly how their scheme might work in practice.
The London School of Economics' document is pretty high level. An equivalent document from the Government about their scheme would not compromise any commercial confidentiality or the security of the system.
It is, in fact, the sort of level of detail and high level systems architectural design, which we assume is contained in the secret Office for Government Commerce pre-Stage Zero and Stage Zero Gateway Reviews of the Home Office's Identity Cards Programme. We have unsucessfully tried to have these published, in the public interest, through a Freedom of Information Act request