Leo Varadkar eases concerns that Public Services Card is national identity card - Irish Mirror

Leo Varadkar has moved to ease concerns the controversial Public Services Card is a national identity card by the back door. The Taoiseach was reacting after the Data Commissioner demanded the Government shows a “robust legal basis”for making people ...

Taoiseach says Public Services Card not a national ID card - RTE.ie

The Taoiseach has said that the Public Services Card is not and never will be a national identity card, and that there are no plans to introduce a national ID card. It comes amid concerns about the Public Services Card. Leo Varadkar said he does not ...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar insists Public Services Card will not become national ID as he speaks out on personal data ... - The Irish Sun

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has said the Public Services card will not become a national ID card – and said he doesn't dismiss personal data concerns over the cards. Varadkar stressed he would not be in favour of a national identity card and said there is a ...

Taoiseach insists Public Services Card is not a national identity card - thejournal.ie

Education Minister Richard Bruton, Taoiseach Leo Varadakar and Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty at Stanhope Street Primary School this morning. Image: Christina Finn/TheJournal.ie. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR has insisted the Public Services ...

Data Protection Commissioner acknowledges need for clarity over Public Services Card - Siliconrepublic.com

In recent weeks, there has been much public debate and concern from privacy experts surrounding the new Public Services Card (PSC). Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon said in a statement issued on 30 August that although it is a legitimate choice ...

Self-Service - The Times

It would be hugely regrettable if the kerfuffle over the Public Services Card in any way undermines its introduction and acceptance by the public. Such a card is absolutely essential. If we are ever to get the efficiencies needed in the public sector ...

Poll results: Independent.ie readers on whether they have signed up for public services card - Independent.ie

The controversial public services card has been making headlines of late as the Irish Independent revealed today that the card will now be needed for a growing number of benefits. The card, which is currently used for Department of Social Protection ...

#open skies - thejournal.ie

Applying for a card could require 'face-to-face' registration, PPS number, name and a photo – but the Department of Social Protection hasn't completely ruled out the introduction of more data requirements at a later date. The ID card will be needed to ...