UK ID cards costs go up

Monday, 27 June 2005, 4:51 PM EST

The government's proposals for ID cards are under fire today from the London School of Economics which estimates the scheme could cost twice as much as the government claims.

The six month study predicts the total cost will be between £10.6bn and £19.2bn rather than the £6bn predicted by the government. This would mean each individual would pay at least £170 per card.

By John Oates at The Register.

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