Wednesday, June 29, 2005

rebel yell, er, whimper

Encouraging news: there were 20 Labour rebels against the ID cards bill, but sadly it still got through to a second reading. However, it looks as though they would have to modify it quite considerably to get it through, or perhaps the bill will get heavily modified by the House of Lords (though doubtless the government will find a way of ignoring them as usual).

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