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Dáil Reform

Reformed Local Government will be Effective, Transparent and more Accountable

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has today (Friday) described the reforms of Local Government published yesterday by Minister Phil Hogan as reforming and far reaching and believes that the enhanced powers they will give to Local Representatives will lead to a better service and better representation for the people of Kildare South.

“While obvious […]

September 18th, 2013|Dáil Reform, Environment, Local Elections, Press Release|

Gender quotas should apply for local elections

Fine Gael Kildare South TD, Martin Heydon, today (Wednesday) voiced his concerns over the proposed provisions for achieving gender balance in Irish politics and called on the measures to be extended and introduced at local election level.

“The current proposals for each political party to have at least 30% of both male and female candidates apply […]

March 21st, 2012|Dáil Reform, Local Elections, Press Release|