Government is unlikely to cede control of gardai
Published 01/07/2014 | 02:30
Many of the recommendations made by the Oireachtas committee are likely to be accepted by the Government but anybody who believes all of the proposals will be taken on board is living in another world.
The radical report from the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality has upped the ante for government politicians.
For the past four months ministers from the two coalition parties have been competing to find a proposal that will grab the headlines and paint themselves as a true reformer of an organisation that has served the community well since the foundation of the State.