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Key issues for government that will determine the success of new politics 2.0

An administration strong on function and less reliant on commissions might actually manage to fix the crises in health, housing and education

18th June, 2017
Leo with Táinaiste Frances Fitzgerald and the new cabinet

The new government is up and running with a new cabinet and some new ministerial faces. The junior ministers will receive their appointments (or disappointments) next week and get stuck into whatever it is junior ministers actually do. The line ministers will begin fighting for more resources as the estimates process kicks off in earnest to form the basis of Budget 2018.

The timing is good. The new government will have a few weeks off, which...

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