UK Liberty

Collision warning

Posted in ID Cards by ukliberty on February 16, 2009

The Register:

Airline pilots have warned the government that they will not take part in their security theatre trial of ID cards at Manchester and City of London airports.

The Home Office wants to trial the cards for airside workers at the two airports. Several UK airlines have already pointed out the dumbness of the dumb idea.

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has now written to management at both airports to inform them that pilots would not carry the cards.

Balpa said the cards would add nothing to security and that promises from the Home Office that carrying the cards would be voluntary had already been broken. …

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