Tuesday 21 February 2017

Use the net to monitor our TDs

Published 16/10/2010 | 05:00

ONE thing that the recession has taught us is that the Government cannot govern itself, never mind the country. So, in this era of information flow through the internet, let us govern it.

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How difficult would it be to set up one public site, based on the Freedom of Information Act, where the wages, hours and expenses of every politician would be displayed?

Once a public servant submits an expenses claim, allow it two weeks in the public domain to be discussed. If there are no doubts or questions on the claim, consider it passed.

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