Government To Share Data
No, not ID Cards, but from next month.
It's all part of Transformational Government - a scheme to transform Britain from a free society to a surveillence society.
The policy was agreed upon by a cabinet committee set up by the prime minister, and reverses the current default position - which requires public bodies to find a legal justification each time they want to share data about individuals. - Source
Next month? When exactly?
There's also a about it all. The main point seems to be that paper records can be lost, but no mention of electronic files being deleted.
The Brave New World is being built, slowly, piece by piece.