Kenny admits he can’t remove FF appointees

The government’s attempts to purge state boards of Fianna Fáil influence have fallen at the first hurdle, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitting that removing those appointed in the final days of the previous government would be legally unsound.

16th April, 2011

The government’s attempts to purge state boards of Fianna Fáil influence have fallen at the first hurdle, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitting that removing those appointed in the final days of the previous government would be legally unsound.

But the coalition still has the option of axing a myriad of agencies, expert task forces and so-called quangos established by Fianna Fáil during its 14 years in office.

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