Report of the Seanad Working Group on Reform

post by Elaine Byrne 13 April 201

The report of the Seanad Working Group on Reform was published today.

It can be accessed here.

The proposals include votes for the 800,000 Irish passport holders abroad, residents in Northern Ireland and popular election.

A draft Bill will be published shortly which seeks to implement the proposals of the WG. As per the remit of the Working Group, the proposals are within the confines of the constitution and do not need a referendum.

 

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