IDENTITY REGISTER DEBATE: sinister desire to regulate lives

Stephen Taylor raises important issues in his expose of this government s attempts to ensnare us all in their data-trafficking web. One that few have considered is how women will be affected by this sinister desire to regulate every aspect of our lives.

Stephen Taylor raises important issues in his expose of this government's attempts to ensnare us all in their data-trafficking web. One that few have considered is how women will be affected by this sinister desire to regulate every aspect of our lives.

There is no legal requirement for a woman to change her surname when she marries. It is a courtesy and purely her own personal choice.

Many women, having already established their professional credentials before marriage, keep their names but also use their married names when appropriate. Harriet Harman and Tessa Jowell in government spring immediately to mind, amongst thousands more women.

Is the government going to force us all choose one identity only for their "single source of truth"?

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