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# Public Services Card

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Alleged excessive data gathering by Department of Social Protection being examined
Department acknowledges no legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access services other than welfare
Dept said PSC staff would be ‘phased out’ this year. There’s still 80 employed
'I won't lower myself': Angry clashes at committee as Doherty defends government stance on PSC
Needing a PSC for National Childcare Scheme is 'illegal and highly discriminatory'
Pulling mandatory PSC for passports had 'whole of government repercussions', civil servants warned
Department boss says he's 'satisfied' the Public Services Card rollout is value for money
Civil servants plotting mobile phone 'facial recognition' to boost sign-ups for controversial MyGovId platform
Senior civil servant said media outlets had 'agenda' against the Public Services Card
Making PSC mandatory for all passport applications would have meant 'significantly' longer waiting times
Civil servants were told to look at replacing the Medical Card with the Public Services Card
So, what do you need a Public Services Card for right now?
Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'
Public Services Card no longer needed to apply for a passport
Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card
Government claims that withdrawal of PSC could be illegal as it sets up battle with data watchdog
Taoiseach: 'Anyone that reads the law will understand why we disagree with the Data Commissioner's report'
The Explainer: Why is there so much controversy over the Public Services Card?
Minister to publish Commission's PSC report 'in the next week or so'
Shane Ross says his officials were 'vindicated' over stance on Public Services Card for driving tests
Data Protection Commission to seek enforcement action over government's refusal to comply with PSC findings
Why is the government set for a showdown in court over the findings of the PSC report?
Government to continue processing PSC data in defiance of Data Protection Commissioner ruling
'A mistake government doesn't need to make': Refusing to publish PSC report 'absurd', activists claim
PSC training manuals for civil servants: Facial image matching, 'voice biometrics' and identity tokens
Dept Social Protection to publish Commission's PSC report 'once full consideration is complete'
'There's no get out jail free card on this': What next for the Public Services Card?
Government will 'very seriously' consider commissioner's report into Public Services Card
Department told to destroy documents belonging to 3.2 million citizens it kept after PSC applications
'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says
No legal basis for mandatory Public Services Card to access State services other than welfare, landmark probe finds
'Spark public debate': Spotlight on Public Services Card as data watchdog probe at 'advanced stage'
Vast majority of organisations asked about the PSC said they don't benefit from using it
'I would have the legs cut off me': Doherty says she won't release PSC report until she's given go-ahead
'I felt so humiliated, I burst into tears': Woman questions why she was asked for adoption cert when applying for PSC
Opinion: The PSC could become the most expensive administrative error in the history of the State
Simon McGarr
Government won't release Public Services Card report due to 'public interest' fears
PSC staff losing battle to stay on as department confirms contracts to be 'phased out' in 2019
Facial imaging software has been used to detect €4 million worth of identity fraud
Competitors for €9.4 million PSC contract backed out due to 'unfair advantage' being given to company that won