Yesterday Mr Clegg made a speech saying the Coalition government will ensure “the state has far less control over you, and you have far more control over the state”.
That’s good news. The back-up detail, coming from both the Conservartive and the Lib Dem Manifesto, makes good reading. They will abolish the ID card scheme, scrap the ID Register, reduce holdings of email and internet records, restrict CCTV, cancel the ContactPoint Childrens database and restrict storing DNA records.
We are all invited to write in to add to the list of repeals, and we are promised fewer criminal offences. I invite contributions here, as I wish to see a big Repeal Bill.