Jaysus H Christ on a two wheeled self-powered vehicle. Ja, ze sheeple, zey is not worming to the compulsary ID scheme. Ve hav vays of making you warm, ja.
The Home Office says it’s investigating incorporation of ID card readers in next generation credit card verification machines, and if it gets these there are a couple of regulatory routes it could take
Hats off to ye olde BaronM. And yes, if any of these schemes are put in place, it it will become a case of presumed guilt: you must prove things in your favour (such as you being, y’know, you), instead of the government proving things against you.
Presumed guilt, anyone?