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The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed that it has halted the development of a central data sharing system for government. A spokesperson for the department told GC News on 23 August 2010 that the work has been terminated, attributing it to the government's decision to close the National Identity Scheme (NIS …

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  1. Tom Chiverton 1
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    that is all

  2. John Smith 19 Gold badge
    WTF?

    "Tell us once..."

    And we'll remember it *forever*

    Or hopelessly distort it and remember *that* forever.

    No need to ask.

    No need to know.

  3. sheila

    The likely scenario is...

    That the rest of the country get sold the much-hyped "prize-winning" Scottish eCare/Girfec system - all to protect children of course...replaces the NIR and Contactoint with added intrusion value!

    eCare: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/924/0009673.pdf

    Just a fraction of the information tobe gathered for every citizen and stored within the system:

    http://www.forhighlandschildren.org/htm/girfec/gir-publications/phnr-separate-forms&guidance-aug09/phnr-contents-list.pdf

    Hype: http://www.identityblog.com/?p=917

    Spin: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/02/scottish_data_collection/

    Destined for further roll-out?: http://www.cypnow.co.uk/Archive/990180/England-learn-joint-working-parts-UK-say-social-workers/

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