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Grant, about that £2bn a year benefit fraud figure. Only about £2 million of that is due to people claiming to be someone they're not. The rest is due to people lying about their circumstances (employment status, disability, etc.).
Since only 0.1% of benefit fraud is related to false ID the ID card isn't going to make any significant difference there, even if it did make it impossible to pretend to be someone else.Steven Evans, 13 years ago.