Darling admits 25m records lost
Alistair Darling has blamed mistakes by junior officials at HM Revenue and Customs after details of 25 million child benefit recipients were lost. The Chancellor said information, including bank details of 7m families, had been sent on discs to the National Audit office by unrecorded delivery. The discs had never arrived at their destination, Mr Darling told MPs.
I can't wait until we get our national ID database.