May 18, 2010 1:27PM

UK Scraps National ID

Reports the London Evening Standard: "The £5 billion national identity card scheme will be consigned to the scrapheap as a result of the new coalition Government, the Home Office confirmed."

I've written here a few times before about the uneven course of the national ID in the UK, paralleling our own: 1, 2, 3, 4.