Thursday 21 September 2017

Enda tried to abolish Upper House - how likely is he to deliver changes?

Taoiseach Enda Kenny wanted to abolish the Seanad
Taoiseach Enda Kenny wanted to abolish the Seanad
John Downing

John Downing

THIS is an interesting Seanad reform report - it will look well on the shelf beside the 11 other similar plans.

Anyone with even a passing interest in politics will tell you that Seanad Éireann, the Upper House of parliament, is a mess. But it need not be like that.

This latest reform plan was put together by a group who know the Seanad and who know Irish politics. They are drawn from all parties and independents and they took the best of advice.

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