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#Party whips

# party-whips - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Aaron McKenna: What are we paying for the Dáil’s pointless pantomime?

Much Dáil business is an empty stage show – but there is a way we could make it better.

# party-whips - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Mick Wallace given permission to make Dáil statement at 5.45pm

Government chief whip Paul Kehoe has confirmed the TD has been allocated time to speak about his tax affairs.

# party-whips - Friday 27 January, 2012

Column: Nobody likes the party whips – but our democracy needs them

TDs are often blamed for toeing their party line, writes Eoin O’Malley, but the alternatives would be even worse.