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Watchdog: Online public services plan out of steam | Ireland | BreakingNews.ie

This isn’t surprising to most people but it does highlight the chronic wastage that is rampant today. We probably can’t lay all the blame at the politicians feet for this as I suspect a large dose of inefficiency in parts of the civil service hasn’t helped things.

Government efforts to make public services available online has run out of steam, a spending watchdog said today.

However the Comptroller and Auditor General said the state’s eGovernment roll-out was still on a par with other EU countries despite losing momentum since 2002.

In his report on the issue, John Purcell praised the success of the Revenue On-line Service (Ros) and the Motor Tax on-line websites for improving efficiency.


Posted by James Gallagher

39 year old nerdy sort who now lives in Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland.

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