I am calling for the restoration of town councils to better improve the services local authorities provide to towns in Kildare. Following recent constituency boundary changes many areas will see a reduction in the number of local councillors after next year’s local elections.
We know that decisions are best made by those closest to them. That includes local in Government. Places like Celbridge and Maynooth did not have a town council so it is important that if we re-establish them, and I hope that we do, it is done in such a way that it is uniform and balanced across the country. Continue Reading →