Coalition leaders divided over need for Dáil reform following boundary review
Party chiefs disagree on six-seat constituencies and capping of TD numbers
Divisions have emerged between the coalition leaders on the need for Dáil reform following the Electoral Commission’s revision of constituency boundaries last week.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Fine Gael’s leader, and Eamon Ryan, the Green Party leader, have expressed support for increasing the number of seats in some constituencies to six and capping the total number of TDs in the Dáil, while Tánaiste Micheál Martin has expressed serious reservations on both counts.
Varadkar said six-seat constituencies ...