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Kildare TD Nominated To All Party Seanad Reform Group.

: 05/09/2018 - 18:02

A Kildare TD has been nominated to the Implementation Group for the All Party Working Group on Seanad Reform.

Fiona O'Loughlin is to represent Fianna Fáil on the body, which is aimed at over-seeing the implementation of the 2015 Manning Report

A final report will be given by the group by the end of October 2018 with changes expected to commence in 2019.

Deputy O'Loughlin says "I feel that including members of the Dáil and Seanad from all parties and groups who are involved and see the day to day workings of the Seanad will enhance the overall reform of the Seanad...Some of the tasks will involve considering how to implement the recommendations, consider and prepare any recommended amendments to the legislation as proposed by the Manning Report, and consider and make recommendations for any phasing of implementation of the Bill’s provisions"

 

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