Who needs the Oireachtas to read your bills when you have a fireproof majority?

So, what else is happening in the world? Well, at risk of breaching copyright of the Irish Times, I’m going to presume their tolerance and quote a chunk of Fintan O’Toole’s column today which measures just how much of a role the opposition played in getting through the bill that will enable the Household Charge to be enacted: The Bill to bring it in was not scrutinised – at all – by either of the relevant parliamentary committees, the select …

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