Criminal Justice (Corruption) Bill – Submissions

Posted by Elaine Byrne The Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality has invited written submissions from interested groups or individuals in relation to the Heads of the Criminal Justice (Corruption) Bill. If you wish to make a written submission you can send it to the Clerk to the Committee at: justiceanddefence@oir.ie before the end…

Constitutional Convention Debate on Tonight With Vincent Browne on TV3 (posted by Matt Wall)

Really interesting debate on the government’s plans to involve citizens in Irish constitutional reform with contributions from: this site’s Elaine Byrne, Conor O’Mahony, a constitutional law expert from UCC, and Oliver Moran from the Second Republic civil society group. Labour’s Alex White gamely defending the government’s performance and plans to date – though he was…

Lobbying policy proposals and presentations

Posted by Elaine Byrne The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform hosted a conference on lobbying in Farmleigh recently. These presentations were made available today. Regulation of lobbying policy proposals. The presentation by Lynn Morrison, Integrity Commissioner & Lobbyists Registrar of Ontario. The presentation by Áine Stapleton, Department of Public Expenditure & Reform. Minister Brendan…