Eoin Neylon, president of Fianna Fáil’s youth section
Following last night revelations of local councillors on the take, including two Fianna Fáil members….
Eoin Neylon president of Ográ Fianna Fail writes:
The saddest thing about the Prime Time special is that it will serve to put off more young people from getting involved in politics. What is needed is exactly the opposite however. Only by standing up for high moral and ethical standards can you hope to have them implemented.
Only by asking the tough questions where it matters will things change. That is why Ógra’s five representatives to the Fianna Fáil Ard Chomhairle will be proposing the immediate adoption of measures, including:
An obligation for annual full public publication of all political party accounts;
One single independent oversight body for ethics in public life covering both elected politicians and officials.
Sufficiant staffing of same body to carry out rigorous investigations of declarations akin to those done by RTÉ.
All candidates for election should sign a declaration of interests before the election….
Earlier: A Limerick A Day