# dail-reform - Sunday 19 May, 2013
The 100-member Constitutional Convention has voted to investigate “an entirely new electoral system” for picking TDs.
# dail-reform - Sunday 21 April, 2013
The whip system – where TDs must vote with their party position or risk expulsion – is the subject of some debate in political circles but immediate reform, ahead of potentially divisive abortion debate, appears unlikely.
# dail-reform - Thursday 18 April, 2013
Goverment TDs should be allowed to vote against their party on certain matters under proposals by backbench TD Eoghan Murphy in an internal document circulated among Fine Gael members this week.
# dail-reform - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
All of that, and the Seanad gets to reform the Dáil… here’s what’s happening today in Leinster House.
# dail-reform - Saturday 14 July, 2012
As we approach the end of another Dáil term, we’ve been asking the government and the opposition how the much-vaunted sittings of the Dáil on the first Friday of every month have been working out.
# dail-reform - Thursday 21 June, 2012
Nine things to know this morning…
# dail-reform - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
The Programme for Government included a pledge to reduce committee numbers – but the survivors had too much work.
# dail-reform - Wednesday 11 January, 2012
Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.
# dail-reform - Friday 22 July, 2011
When the Dáil returns on September 14 it will begin work earlier and sit for longer hours under a reformed system.
# dail-reform - Monday 18 July, 2011
Staff working after 10pm are entitled to take taxis home – but plans for Dáil reform should cut how often they’re used.
# dail-reform - Thursday 6 January, 2011
Labour’s ‘New Government, Better Government’ policy outlines plans for whistleblowers’ legislation and Seanad abolition.
# dail-reform - Friday 3 December, 2010
Fine Gael would hold off on increases to income tax until the economic recovery creates new jobs, according to its budget plan.
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