Thursday 19 January 2017

Cut costs by reducing Seanad to 49 seats

Published 03/05/2011 | 07:43

THE Government, even without the Taoiseach's 11 choices, has an overall majority in Seanad Eireann. May I suggest not filling them and reducing the cost of the Upper House by 18.33pc by having only 49 seats.

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This would be a start in deconstructing the Seanad and save the taxpayers well over a million a year.

Kevin Devitte

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