I'm sure they do! Just remember that when something becomes the norm for one sector of society it's very easy to implement it to others. Looking forward to being paid in this way? Happy to accept that the state can tell you what you can spend your already taxed income on?
Support is growing for benefits payments to be issued on pre-paid cards, which are easier to administer than cash, and useful for people who need help budgeting their spending. However, a new study has revealed that most people think that the government should use them to control how benefits are spent too.
Designed for the police and military, it fires 'high velocity' pellets at a distance of up to 30 or 40 metres.Yes, the drones will lap it up, but really it's lazy policing at work. The tag itself will be virtually all that is needed to 'prove' involvement in a crime. As the main use for this is crowd control situations you can see where it has it's benefits - for the police! Meanwhile, we are still not to be trusted with firearms and you can bet your life we won't be allowed one of these either.
On contact the soft, green pellets leave a synthetic DNA tracing mark, which tags an individual so they can be apprehended later at a "less confrontational" time for officers.
Sorry, if your recreational drug use affects how you do your job you will be at risk of the sack in any case. So what benefit does this piece of fuckwittery bring. Ah yes, it's not about doing good it's about control.
Millions of professionals should face mandatory drug testing at work, Britain’s most senior police officer has suggested.
Anyone who failed a test and refused help to get clean should lose their job, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said.
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner said as well as ‘robust’ policing of dealers, action was needed to discourage the demand for illegal substances. He said testing could take place in ‘all occupations’ but cited in particular teachers, intensive care nurses and transport staff.
Sir Bernard told the group he had never smoked cannabis and had only smoked one cigarette, when he was seven years old.I bet you're a barrel of laughs!