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1 ‘How long does TfL keep Oyster information’, Transport for London website
2 Ibid, ‘Crime down eight per cent on the Tube’
3 ‘Guidelines for rail enthusiasts’, National Rail Enquiries website
6 Orwell, George, Nineteen Eighty-four (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1949), pp 241-52 7 Shakespeare, William, King Henry V, ed. Gurr, Andrew (Cambridge University Press, 1992), p1
8 ‘Passport history timeline’, Home Office website 10 National Archives website, ‘1939: An emergency population count in wartime’
11 Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-four, p147
12 Egan, Mark, ‘Harry Willcock: the forgotten champion of liberalism’, Journal of Liberal Democrat History 17, winter 1997-98 and Ingham, Robert, ‘Willcock, (Clarence) Harry (1896–1952)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2006) – subscription required, often available through UK libraries
14 Clegg, Nick, ‘Old leaders for a new history’, Liberal Democrat history group website
15 NHS Information Centre website
16 National Archives website, ‘1939: An emergency population count in wartime’
17 See also Carl’s Brum blog
18 ‘1985: Fans killed in Bradford stadium fire’, BBC News website
22 Pearce, Edward, obituary of David Evans, The Guardian, 24 October 2008
39 Hornby, Nick, Fever Pitch (London: Victor Gollancz, 1992), p224
42 ‘Margaret Thatcher’, Encyclopaedia Britannica website
46 UK government, Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006
51 Lilley, Peter, ‘ID cards – a dumb idea and dangerous too’, The Observer, 30 June 2002
68 Blair, Tony, A journey (London: Arrow Books 2011), pp11-12 74 ‘Lastminute shares close up 28%’, BBC News website, 14 March 2000
75 Fiveash, Kelly, ‘It’s the Peer 2.0: Martha Lane Fox now a crossbench baroness’, The Register, 27 February 2013 and Twitter website
88-91 Blair, A journey, p313, p345, p351
93-94 Campbell, Alistair, The Alistair Campbell diaries: burden of power, countdown to Iraq (London: Hutchinson, 2012), p9, p17
98 Home Office, Entitlement cards and identity fraud: a consultation paper (Cm 5557, July 2002)
99 Lewis, Paul and Evans, Rob, ‘Police spies stole identities of dead children’, The Guardian, 3 February 2013
101 Lilley, ‘ID cards – a dumb idea and dangerous too’
102 Hansard HC Deb 3 July 2002, vol 388, col 232
106 Wintour, Patrick, ‘Queen’s speech to pave way for ID cards’, The Guardian, 7 November 2003 and the Queen’s speech, 23 November 2003
107 Mathieson, SA, ‘Image problem’, The Guardian, 20 November 2003
109 Blair, A journey, pp 493-4
110 Mathieson, ‘Image problem’
111 Nash, Elizabeth, ‘Madrid bombers “were inspired by Bin Laden address”’, The Independent, 7 November 2006
112 Privacy International, Mistaken identity: exploring the relationship between national identity cards and the prevention of terrorism, April 2004
113 Tempest, Matthew, ‘ID cards “will not stop terrorism”’, Guardian website, 27 April 2004
114 House of Commons home affairs committee, Minutes of evidence, 4 May 2004, Qs 621-4
115 Mathieson, SA, ‘Knowing me, knowing you’, The Guardian, 24 June 2004
116 London School of Economics website
118 Wheeler, Brian, ‘The campaign group: NO2ID’, BBC News website, 11 February 2008
119 House of Commons home affairs committee, Identity cards: fourth report of session 2003-04, 20 July 2004
120 Mathieson, SA, ‘Privacy becomes a burning issue’, The Guardian, 26 January 2005
121 ‘2004: Blunkett resigns over visa accusations’, BBC News website 122 Hansard HC Deb 20 December 2004, vol 428, col 2027 123 ‘Government drops ID card plans’, BBC News website, 5 April 2005
124 Hansard HC Deb 29 March 2006, vol 444, col 1013
125 Labour Party, Britain forward not back: the Labour party manifesto 2005, pp52-53
126 Mathieson, SA, ‘In the name of the law’, The Guardian, 14 July 2005
127 Heath, William, ‘Kable publishes ID systems work’, Ideal Government website, 28 June 2005
128 ‘ID cards academic attacks Clarke’, BBC News website, 5 July 2005
129 Pledgebank website
132 Richard Kimber’s political science resources website
133 Brogan, Benedict, ‘Cameron calls ID cards unBritish’, Daily Mail, 16 January 2006
134 Tempest, Matthew, ‘Lords deal blow to ID cards’, Guardian website, 16 January 2006 125 Wintour, Patrick, ‘Lords inflict further defeats on government over ID cards’, The Guardian, 24 January 2006
136 Wintour, Patrick, ‘ID cards in two years as rebellion fails’, The Guardian, 14 February 2006
137 ‘TOTP masks’, Pet Shop Boys website, 23 April 2006
138 ‘Pet Shop Boys protest at ID cards’, BBC News website, 1 March 2006
139 Pet Shop Boys, ‘Integral’, Fundamental (EMI, May 2006). Lyrics on Pet Shop Boys website
140 King, Oliver, ‘New ID cards defeat for government’, Guardian website, 6 March 2006
141 Branigan, Tania, ‘Clarke wins partial victories on ID cards and terrorism bills’, The Guardian, 17 March 2006
142 ‘Peers inflict fourth ID card defeat on government’, Guardian website, 20 March 2006
144 Blair, A journey, p494
145 Rawnsley, Andrew, The end of the party (London: Penguin, 2010), p548
146 UK polling report website
147 ‘Minister suggests autumn election’, BBC News website, 26 September 2007
148 Darling, Alistair, Back from the brink (London: Atlantic Books, 2011), p36
149 ‘Let the people decide – Cameron’, BBC News website, 3 October 2007, and ‘In full: David Cameron’s letter’, BBC News website, 4 October 2007
150 ‘Business as usual… again’, BBC News website, 7 October 2007
150-51 and 153 Darling, Back from the brink, p37, p49 and p53
156 ‘Point by point: Darling statement’, BBC News website, 20 November 2007
157 UK polling report website
159 ‘National Identity Scheme Options Analysis Outcome’, Wikileaks website, 29 January 2008
161 Ghia, Arsene, ‘Blogging Whitehall mandarin had top secret “panopticon” plan’, The Register, 1 April 2008
162 ‘Mayoral debate focuses on crime’, BBC News website, 9 April 2008
163 Travis, Alan, ‘European citizens in Britain will be charged for ID cards’, The Guardian, 26 February 2013
164 ‘Peer “ready to defy ID card law”’, BBC News website, 10 November 2007
165 ‘BBC – Joanna Lumley comes out against ID cards & CCTV’, NO2ID website forum, 9 October 2006 and Heath, William, ‘ID debate goes through interesting stage’, Ideal Government website, 11 November 2006. Joanna Lumley appeared on the programme on 9 October 2006, with Dustin Hoffman and Andrew Lloyd-Webber.
166 Fay, Joe, ‘Ex-Sun chief to fight Davis in “42 days” by-election’, The Register, 13 June 2008
167 Watson, Iain, ‘Did David Davis keep his dignity?’, BBC news website, 11 July 2008
168 Mathieson, SA, ‘The myth of the fingerprints’, Guardian Government Computing, 26 June 2009
169 Oates, John, ‘Thales wins first ID card contract’, The Register, 1 August 2008
170 Kablenet, ‘ID scheme plans 50,000 cards by April’, The Register, 8 September 2008
171 Heath, William, ‘MylifemyID: can we tellyourwhatweREALLYthink?’, Ideal Government website, 8 September 2008
172 Virtual Surveys, Mylifemyid report, Home Office website, December 2008
173 ‘People “can’t wait for ID cards”’, BBC News website, 7 November 2008
174 Lettice, John, ‘Jacqui Smith prints seized by No2ID in daring dabs grab’, The Register, 6 November 2008
175 ‘Holyrood rejects identity cards’, BBC News website, 19 November 2008
176 ‘Tory shadow minister Damian Green arrested after obtaining leaked documents’, Telegraph website, 27 November 2008
177 Oates, John, ‘Lucky Mancs could get ID cards first, Jacqui declares’, The Register, 30 January 2009
178 Kablenet, ‘Scots and pilots brace against ID cards’, The Register, 17 February 2009
179 ‘Home secretary Jacqui Smith embarrassed by new expenses row’, Guardian website, 29 March 2009
180 Mathieson, SA, ‘CSC and IBM win ID contracts’, Guardian Government Computing, 7 April 2009
181 ‘De La Rue secures UK biometric passport contract’, De La Rue website, 11 June 2009
182 ‘Home secretary Smith to step down’, BBC News website, 2 June 2009
183 Smith, Jacqui, ‘My view of pornography’, The Independent, 2 March 2011
184 ‘David Cameron in trouble for fake German accent’, Telegraph website, 16 June 2009
185 Glover, Julian, ‘Has David Cameron finally blundered?’, The Guardian, 17 June 2009
186 Sabbagh, Dan, ‘David Cameron appoints Guardian’s Julian Glover as speechwriter’, Guardian website, 7 October 2011
187 Oates, John, ‘Tories don black cap for ID cards’, The Register, 17 June 2009
188 Oates, John, ‘Home Office kicks ID cards into touch’, The Register, 18 June 2009 and Oates, John, ‘Home Office ditches compulsory ID card trial’, The Register, 30 June 2009
189 Mathieson, ‘The myth of the fingerprints’
190 ‘UK’s national ID card unveiled’, BBC News website, 30 July 2009
192 Mathieson, SA, ‘Government reverses Brown’s passport pledge’, Guardian Government Computing, 1 October 2009
193 Epstein, Angela, ‘Opinion’, Manchester Evening News, 3 December 2009
195 Leyden, John, ‘Ferry giant refuses ID card’, The Register, 22 December 2009
196 Edwards, Rhiannon and Faulkener, Katherine, ‘ID card chaos as travel firms blunder’, Manchester Evening News, 23 December 2009
197 Lettice, John, ‘Blunkett: “The dog howls when I whip out my ID card!”’, The Register, 19 March 2010
198 Liberal Democrat party, Liberal Democrat manifesto 2010, p94
199 Conservative party, Invitation to join the government of Britain: the Conservative manifesto 2010, p79
200 ‘At a glance: SNP manifesto’, BBC News website, 20 April 2010, The Green Party, Green Party Manifesto 2010 and ‘Opposition policies on identity cards’, LSE website, 15 April 2010
201-5 Laws, David, 22 days in May (London: Biteback Publishing, 2010), p70, p118, p144, p156 and p171
206 Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties, Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition negotiations: agreements reached, 11 May 2010, p6
207 Hennessy, Patrick, Kite, Melissa and Sawer, Patrick, ‘David Laws resigns over expenses claim’, Telegraph website, 29 May 2010
208 McKenzie, Steven, ‘Danny Alexander in “ginger rodent” Christmas card’, BBC News website, 7 December 2011
209 ‘Passport history timeline’, Home Office website
210 Lettice, John, ‘Identity & Passport Service in suicide bid?’, The Register, 12 May 2010
211 Hansard HC Deb, 7 June 2010, vol 511, col 30W
212 Fay, Joe, ‘ToryDems stoke ID card “bonfire”’, The Register, 10 June 2010
213 Heath, William, ‘How to perform the “Dance of the Intellectual Pygmies”’, Ideal Government website, 30 May 2010 and ‘How to perform the NO2ID celebratory “Dance of the intellectual pygmies” by William and Aliya’, YouTube website, 30 May 2010 (below)

214 Hansard HL Deb, 21 December 2010, vol 723, col 1089
216 Green, Damian, ‘Scrapping ID cards is a momentous step’, Guardian website, 21 December 2010
217 Kable, ‘Government will shred ID card data’, The Register, 8 November 2010
218 Hansard HC Deb, 8 December 2010, vol 520, col 308W
219 Guardian Government Computing, ‘Government shells out £2m for ID card compo’, The Register, 24 March 2011
220 ‘Civil servants were “urged to get families signed up for ID cards” as scheme flopped’, Telegraph website, 31 December 2010
221 Mathieson, SA, ‘Minister destroys national identity register’, Guardian Government Computing, 10 February 2010 and the gallery of images
222 Mullin, Chris, A very British coup (London: Hodder & Staughton, 1982); the television adaptation was broadcast by Channel 4 in June and July 1988 (BFI website)
223 5.09pm entry, Sparrow, Andrew, ‘Politics blog live’, 10 February 2011, Guardian website 222 Rawnsley, Andrew, Servants of the people (London: Penguin, 2001), p xiii
224 Passport to Pimlico (Ealing Studios, 1949)
226 ‘Power to the people’, Yes, Prime Minister, first broadcast on BBC2 on 7 January 1988
227 Blair, A journey, p17
228 Mulholland, Hélène and Travis, Alan, ‘Theresa May hits back in coalition clash over “snooper’s charter”’, Guardian website, 11 December 2012