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Usual ignorant statement of Seanad critics.Badnarik_Eire said:A carbon copy of the Dail with the exception of the 6 university Senators, is there any reason to keep it?
Any reason for it to exist?
Not as much as they indicate Badarnik_Eire's ignorance about basically everything.geraghd said:I think your points indicate how much need there is to reform the system and in what areas...
You want to save a useless body because 5 out of SIXTY of them are not members of political parties?geraghd said:Well 5 out of six Uni Senators are independent so that shows that that particular system is rather effective and given the calibre and contributions they make shows the usefullness of the seats.
Senator Shane Ross effectively vetoed a bill when he identified flaws in one some time back though wasnt too long ago.. cant remember what bill it was, think it was related to preventing opinion polling or something.
I think your points indicate how much need there is to reform the system and in what areas...