Finally, a legitimate use for ID cards. In future, Blue Peter badges can be engraved with the recipient's unique ID number. Any funfair about to give a badge wearer a free ride can then check the ID number against the compulsory future ID card.
ID cards won't stop terrorism. They won't fix identity theft, but they will stop the shameful eBay trade in Blue Peter badges.
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