What is the world coming to? I agree with a Tory! From Silicon.com:

“The card’s just a piece of plastic in your wallet – the register of all your data is much more of an issue, according to David Davis, shadow Home Secretary.

‘The issue is not about a card. We carry any number of cards,’ he said, ‘The database is the real challenge to civil liberties.’ The motives for Blunkett’s crusade aside, the government’s record on success with big IT projects is less than exemplary, he added.”