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Cowen should cull the clutter of junior ministers

The new taoiseach should start by cutting back on the growing tribe of largely ornamental office holders.

10th May, 2008

The new taoiseach should start by cutting back on the growing tribe of largely ornamental office holders.

In all the excitement of new ministers and their new jobs, the frantic efforts of those associated with them to also get plum jobs is often overlooked.

Garda drivers cherish the status as well as the week on/week off working hours that come with driving a cabinet minister.

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