Do you have a source for that quote? I'd love to show it to my MP!
You could do worse than http://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/privacy/id-cards.shtml
Of course, Bliar is justifiably famous for doing this. For instance
2005: "I am passionately pro-European; I always have been".
1983: "We'll negotiate a withdrawal from the E.E.C. which has drained our natural resources and destroyed jobs."