David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, called for the scheme to be scrapped and a senior Cabinet minister told a newspaper that it’s unlikely to go ahead.
Meanwhile, the Home Office continued to insist that the ID card scheme will go ahead.
Tory Shadow Home Secretary, accused Labour of being “all over the place” on the issue:
“They have been telling us for years that they are essential, but now it’s clear they are split down the middle over the issue.”
He called on Labour to “accept the inevitable” and scrap the ID scheme right away.
Sources within the Conservative Party told the BBC Michael Howard has always been in favour of ID cards, and tried to introduce them . Thats Tories for you change at the drop of a Hat anything to get elected and than wow you see the real side/…..