"This was no Black Wednesday, after which millions of people really suffered as a result of Tory economic incompetence. In the current volatile political climate, the polls will go up and down regularly, but, when people go to put their cross on the ballot paper, what was essentially a Westminster story will not matter a jot. Not for the first time, the Westminster village will be seen to be completely out of touch with reality."Whatever he is smoking I want some. There is absolutely no way this is a 'Westminster Village' affair. This is a catastrophic failure of security with people's personal data on a historic scale.
It has far reaching implications for the integrity of information security across the entire Government IT infrastructure and has shattered any confidence that people can have that the Government can protect their data. We need a full scale review of any system that contains public data, at central and local level.
Hat Tip: Coffee House