When idiotarian control meets intransigent bureaucracy.
While in Manchester the Home Secretary visited Newall Green High School in Wythenshawe to meet young people who could be some of the first to be able to apply for cards from 2010. Together they discussed how identity cards will help young people strike out on their own by opening their first bank account
Darren McTeggart tried to use the £30 card to pick up a replacement credit card from a branch of Santander – formerly Abbey – in Manchester, where the scheme was rolled out on a voluntary basis last year.
Mr McTeggart, one of the first people to get the card, said: “They said it was not on their list of approved ID."
Pray tell how someone working in a bank, in Manchester, is apparently oblivious to the huge publicity surrounding the ID card
This is the problem with a nation dumbed down to the level of self-absorbed, vacant drones, there's always one who will make a flagship policy look an elaborate and expensive farce.