Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (521)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

521. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if the third party legal advice received regarding the legality of the public services card will be published. [38487/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

Legal advice, whether from the Attorney General's Office or from external counsel, is privileged and it is not intended to publish the legal advice received by my Department on this matter.

I trust this clarifies the matter for the Deputy.