Low transparency scores should jolt local authorities into action

Low transparency scores should jolt local authorities into action
Much work to be done on transparency in local government. Pic: RollingNews.ie

A report by Transparency International Ireland shows that there is a lack of urgency among local authorities about systems to account for the spending of substantial sums of taxpayers’ money

Local authorities remain the poor relations of the Irish political system. National politics and large organisations such as the HSE and An Garda Síochána are frequently headline news, but the activities or lack of them of local authorities are far less well observed by the media and far less often discussed by those interested in politics.

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