Ireland Democracy, devolution and governance

Local government in the Programme for Government (PFG) – a brief overview


The 2020 Programme for Government – Our Shared Future consists of 12 sections, termed ‘Missions’, the last of which, titled ‘Reforming and Reimagining our Public Life’, includes the sub-theme of local government. This sub-theme contains a substantial list of specific proposals, which are summarised in this briefing under five broad thematic headings.

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