250. Deputy Willie O’Dea asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the reason the public services card is required as proof of identity to sit the driver theory test; if an in date passport will suffice instead; and if she will make a statement on the matter. (Question 47430/17 asked on 09 Nov 2017 - Driver Test)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (Deputy Regina Doherty): This is a matter for my colleague the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.
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