‘A majority now opposes the introduction of ID cards’

That’s the news from The Times today, whose latest Populus poll finds people opposing the introduction of ID cards by 55% to 29%.

It looks as if the data chaos in the government this week has severely undermined public support for ID cards, although previous polls showed that a majority might oppose them depending on the costs involved.

(The Liberal Democrats are running an online petition against ID cards: www.libdems.org.uk/noidcards).

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  • Angus J Huck 23rd Nov '07 - 5:18pm

    Nice to see the ex-Communist neo-con, Aaronovitch, in a minority for once.

  • dominic hannigan 23rd Nov '07 - 7:07pm

    2003 we led on Iraq against public opinion and won the argument

    2005/6/7 we led the argument on ID Cards against public opinion and again seem to have won the argument

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