Former Senator Joe McHugh to lead NW campaign for Seanad abolition

Seanad

Donegal Deputy Joe McHugh will lead the government's charge in the north and west for the Abolition of the Seanad.

The former Senator has been appointed the North/West Director for the Seanad Abolition Referendum

On his appointement, Deputy McHugh described the Seanad as 'shockingly undemocratic' with just 1% of the population voting to elect the current Seanad

Deputy McHugh said that as a former Senator, he has seen first-hand just how ineffectively the Seanad functions on a daily basis: