The Lords have made two fairly reasonable requests; first that the scheme be properly costed, and secondly that the government does not force those renewing their passports to get a damn card. Unfortunately, the Safety Elephant refuses to even countenance that he might be wrong here. No, he just presses ahead, putting back exactly the same clauses that were objected to in the first place. Quite simply, the very possibility that he may actually be wrong, on any issue, hasn't crossed his thick as pigshit mind. On any issue."
This suggests that the decision had already been made and his job was to implement it, not to decide to implement it. Why do so many people on this forum not seem to consider things like this?