Saturday 20 January 2018

Dail and Seanad not serving us well

AS a result of recent newspaper articles, I would like to clarify my views in relation to the professional backgrounds of our public representatives.

I fully accept that it is the democratic right of the people to elect whoever they want, including bankers, developers and people from all other professions.

However, for us to have a properly balanced representative democracy we need our TDs and senators to roughly reflect our society.

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