A police force
will be set up to issue £1,000 fines to anyone who fails to update their
personal details on the Government's new database, it has emerged in the Daily Mail.
The unit, part of
the Identity and Passport Service, is expected to send the penalties by post,
after snooping through computer records.
anybody applying for a passport must enrol on the register and hand over a raft
of details, likely to include financial data and address lists, as well as have
fingerprints and a facial scan taken.
They refused to
say how many civil servants would be needed to create the new police force,
though scores are likely to monitor the records of all Britons.
police, more people rifling through your records, more people managing your
The Tory response to this? It might be used as a stealth tax. WTF
Say NO to ID
Cards, Say NO to the Database state.