A permanent seat in the Seanad should be reserved for Travellers, says new Seanad report -Journal.ie

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“THERE SHOULD BE a place in the Seanad reserved for members of the Traveller community, a Seanad report will today recommend. There should also a quota system installed in both Houses of the Oireachtas to ensure Traveller participation in politics, the report says.

The report of the Seanad Committee, which is made up of 10 senators from across the political spectrum, examined Travellers’ experience of life in Ireland following recognition of their ethnic minority status three years ago.

A total of 34 recommendations were made……”

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