UK Liberty

This will backfire

Posted in Uncategorized by ukliberty on December 16, 2009

Mall security staff given police powers:

A controversial scheme to hand police powers to civilians has been extended to include guards in one of Norwich’s main shopping centres.

Security staff at The Mall, Norwich, will have the right to issue on-the-spot fines, give lawful orders and check normally confidential police records after being accredited by Norfolk police. …

Magistrates don’t like it; the Police Federation isn’t keen.

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  1. Attila said, on July 23, 2010 at 11:11 pm

    The EU/EEA id cards are valid documents and are as good as passports within the European Economic Area. This is what the EU legislation states.

    However, it seems that UK officers, bank clerks, employers, basically none of them seem to know that, thus a European citizen with his or her national ID card will never get a job, because the employer’s behaviour.

    What should we do? Why cannot the HR staff be TRAINED to know that The EU/EEA id cards are valid documents and are as good as passports within the European Economic Area, and thes MUST NOT insist on a passport?


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