Archive for October 26th, 2008

Direct Democracy

October 26th, 2008

Dan has a piece in today’s Sundays Times

The population could be afforded a significantly greater opportunity to be involved. For example, why not allow citizens to submit parliamentary questions or to have ministers address their questions in committee? Or even participate in the scrutiny of legislation?

I wonder if after this weeks protests and climbdowns TDs have had enough of direct democracy for now!