Blunkett threatens to sue for £30 ID card refund

Chris Williams writes in The Register:

David Blunkett this morning claimed he may sue the government for a refund on his £30 ID card, which new laws will render worthless by the end of summer.

The former Home Secretary and political originator of the ID cards scheme went on Today this morning to explain why he was right to introduce the scheme and the ConDem coalition is wrong to scrap it.

Blunkett’s cheerleading for ID cards led to the Labour government spending £257m on the scheme for nothing.

Mr Blunkett’s interview on the Today programme can be heard here.