Sunday 19 November 2017

Rights body ICCL is not a 'quango'

Sean McGovern (Letters, January 29), charges the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) with "missing the point" on the Government's proposals for a public service identity card.

I hope he will be reassured to know that the ICCL is currently completing a report on private life in Ireland, which will highlight a range of threats to privacy, including the Government's recent public service/ID card proposals.

He also refers to the ICCL's position on home defence.

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