Wednesday, June 29, 2005

ID cards

The arguments for and against these are well rehearsed and I have received quite a large volume of mail on the subject - I don't need to go into all of it here.
Best bit was when Diane Abbott's opening remarks were interrupted by an almighty clap of thunder. As one of the diary columnists remarked today - it was about the only time in living history that anything has stopped her talking.

The much trumpeted Labour rebellion came to nothing and I am beginning to think that the Labour party Whips have developed a system of managing these rebellions and retaining a majority. I don't really want to see this and sincerely hope that I am proved wrong.