Government Offices Must Not Waste Taxpayers Money In Courts

A Laois Fianna Fail TD is making the call.

A Laois TD is calling on two government offices to come together to resolve the ongoing row about the Public Services Card. 

A report by Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon found that there's no legal basis for the use of the public services card outside of welfare.

The Government is rejecting this finding and are considering bringing the case to court to settle the issue.

Chairman of the public accounts committee Sean Fleming says bringing through the legal system is a waste of taxpayers money:

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