asked the Minister for Local Government and Public Health whether the vacancies in the Seanad are to be filled, and for how long and for what purpose it is intended to retain the existing Second Chamber.
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Seanad Vacancies.
No steps have been taken for the filling of the vacancies in Seanad Eireann and it is not anticipated that such steps will be necessary. I am not at the moment in a position to give an exact answer to the second part of the question.