Compensation cost of scrapping ID cards revealed

Dawinderpal Sahota
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£2m spent is a "drop in the ocean" compared with £800m saved, says analyst

The coalition government has revealed that it has paid out over £2m in compensation to suppliers after scrapping the ID cards scheme planned by the last Labour government. Minister for immigrati...

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