Will Cameron Go One Step Further?

Cameron Go One Step Further?
From Select Privacy.

The Conservatives have
announced a firm policy, and it's good news for civil libertarians: They
plan to scrap the ID cards project should they get into power
. Even better,
they are prepared to stand up to the lobbying of the ID industry, whose
influence on this and related issues was brought to the fore last week thanks
to John Higgins of Intellect (Link).

David Davis responded to the latter robustly:
“Your thinly veiled threat of penalty clauses, at taxpayer’s expense,
is inappropriate and ill-judged.”

Following on from this, will Dave Cameron, the man who beat him in the Tory
leadership race go one step further – and pledge to dismantle the National
Identity Register
and related centralised databases, including the Spine and Children's

Dave Gould of NO2ID this week made use of the WebCameron system to highlight
the significance of ID
(next month) ask the following questions of Cameron:

  • Will you pledge to dismantle the NIR &
    all of these other systems, and destroy all the data that has not been
    volunteered by the public for them?
  • Why did the Conservatives stop opposing the
    Identity Cards Act in Parliament and settle for a largely meaningless
    compromise(being given an ID card doesn't mean you have to keep it or use

for Dave Gould at WebCameron, and let's get these questions answered!



About IanPJ

Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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