Now, of course, the Conservative/Lib Dem government have agreed they’re going to scrap the ID scheme (as well as the newest biometric passports).

In some ways, I’m glad about that. But it’s a bit hard on those who went and got themselves ID cards on the basis that they weren’t planning to travel outside the EU and therefore wouldn’t need to get a full passport. It’ll be interesting to see what transitional arrangements the Home Office comes up with.