You should see an ID card like a passport in-country.
Meg Hillier MP, the minister responsible for the scheme, to the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee, today.
I don't know which is worse - that Labour should see internal passports as a good idea, or that they are so oblivious to their history and implications.
How long before "Papers please" becomes a commonplace on our streets - probably without the please? How long before the people of this country begin to see the Police, not as citizens in uniform but as an occupying army?