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#Seanad reform

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Mobility grant, Seanad reform and social media abuse

The Communications committee this morning begins debate on how to respond to the abuse of social media.

# seanad-reform - Sunday 3 March, 2013

New Bill would give Seanad vote to all citizens - including emigrants

Professor John Crown’s Seanad Electoral Reform Bill will be debated by Senators this Wednesday evening.

# seanad-reform - Friday 25 January, 2013

Column: The Seanad must be a real balance to Government power

Legislation is not being properly vetted because the Government can simply force it through, writes Senator Katherine Zappone.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Group's Seanad paper hopes to stimulate debate on possible reforms

A group including two current senators has published a booklet calling for reform of the Seanad rather than abolition.

# seanad-reform - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Column: Getting a new driver isn’t enough – this country needs repairs

We may have a different government. But without serious political reform we’re headed for another crisis, writes Oliver Moran.

# seanad-reform - Saturday 23 June, 2012

TV, air travel and underpants: the week in numbers

Plus – how TDs are fast becoming an endangered species, and how much Hollywood’s leading ladies can command per film.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Three Labour senators break ranks over plan to scrap Seanad

The three senators are now likely to be kicked out of the Labour Parliamentary Party after supporting an opposition motion.

Government defeated – twice – in Seanad votes over reform talks

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and independent members join forces to force a debate on circumventing plans to scrap the Seanad.

# seanad-reform - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.