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# Dáil Reform

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Explainer: What was the argument on Dáil speaking time all about?
These are the other talks going on that you probably haven't heard much about
Enda: 'If there's no structure to get cattle into the ring then you have a fight every morning'
Fine Gael TD: Why I got really pissed off at the government
There will be no change to the 'ludicrous situation' where absent TDs means unanswered questions
'A ludicrous situation': Dozens of questions go unanswered in the Dáil because of absent TDs
Chancer, scoundrel, handbagging and other words you're not allowed say in the Dáil
'Two weeks of backslapping is really over the top and it's quite unprecedented'
Convention favours Ceann Comhairle secret ballot and change to whip system
Middle East and African politicians to learn from Constitutional Convention
Sinn Féin wants seven-seat Dáil constituencies and use of PPS numbers for electoral register
TDs will be allowed to register their abstention on Dáil votes
'The elephant in the room': Government's Dáil reforms do little to appease opposition
Committee chairs have 'serious concerns' over workload and say they need more staff
Absent TDs and unanswered questions leave Micheál Martin criticising Dáil reforms
Leo Varadkar: The government has too much control over the Dáil
TDs will sit earlier and for longer from this week
"One cannot have instability": Taoiseach rules out loosening the party whip
Reform Alliance seeks debate and wants directly elected Seanad
Here's how the Dáil will pass legislation if the Seanad is abolished
'Bogus' and 'populist': The opposition's take on Dáil reform plan
Government pledges that TDs will sit earlier and for longer
Government chief whip will look at allowing free votes after next election
What was on Minister Bruton's agenda today? Well, here are his notes
Fianna Fáil proposes referendum to reduce government control of Dáil agenda
Fine Gael’s record on Dáil reform is slammed by... Fine Gael’s chairman
Hogan appoints five-member panel to oversee Seanad referendum
Explainer: What else will change if we scrap the Seanad?
Government announces Dáil reform plans if Seanad is scrapped
The system for electing TDs could be about to face a massive overhaul
'Not fit for purpose?' Why the Dáil's party whip system may need reform
Free vote for TDs among radical proposals for Dáil reform
Oireachtas agenda: Criminal records, job creation and childhood poverty
TGIF: How have the Dáil’s Friday sittings worked out?
Overhaul sees number of Oireachtas committees increased
Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system
Simon Tuohy
Dáil votes to give itself more work... after seven weeks' holidays
Leinster House strikes €300,000 deal for staff night-time taxi service
Labour launches reform policy for parliament and laws