Tuesday, June 28, 2022

U.K. biometric ID Cards bill shelved before election

The U.K. government has pulled legislation pending in the Houses of Parliament for a national identity card program using biometric technology, but promised to quickly put the bill back on the national agenda should the Labour party retain its ruling position after the May 6 general election.

The Identity Cards Bill has been highly controversial since it was introduced in Parliament last November, due to issues such as its estimated

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