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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

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The current edition of Private Eye lists 10 recent government IT projects that have gone seriously wrong, seriously over budget or both at a combined cost of £1.7bn!

Even if the ID cards were a good idea in principle (which they are not) the government has never shown the competence to manage such a massive IT project. To suggest that the scheme wouldn't be riddled with problems is to ignore all of the available evidence.

Everyone with any sense should resist this enormous potential waste of OUR money.
Rohan Lightfoot, 15 years ago.

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