Ross signed off on posts for 61 judges

1st December, 2019
Ross signed off on posts for 61 judges
Shane Ross. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Shane Ross has signed off on the appointment of 61 judges under the system that he wants to scrap.

The Minister for Transport secured a commitment in the Programme for Government four years ago to overhaul the system of appointing judges by setting up a new body having a majority of lay people.

He initially threatened to block the appointment of new judges until the new system was in place, but new figures obtained by Senator...

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