Buncrana Councillor urges President not to sign off on scrapping of Town Councils

first_imgNews Google+ By News Highland – January 23, 2014 Buncrana Councillor Nicholas Crossan has called on the President not to sign the Local Government Bill into law which gives effect to the scrapping of Town Councils.The Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland has written a letter to Michael D Higgins to that effect.Its argues that the Bill should be referred to the Supreme Court as it fails to adequately protect the right of political representation for local communities.Councillor Crossan is calling on the President to refer the Bill to the Supreme Court in what he admits is the Association’s last throw of the dice:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/nicr1pmLOCAL.mp3[/podcast] Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Previous articleUpdate – Man in his 30s becomes fourth person charged in relation to Ballybofey cannabis findNext articleDeputy Pringle – Donegal County Council penalised for balanced budget books News Highland center_img Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Buncrana Councillor urges President not to sign off on scrapping of Town Councils WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebooklast_img read more