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'I don't believe a directly elected Mayor is a good idea'

The government has approved proposals for the role of a directly elected mayor to be created in C...

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16.46 21 Mar 2019


'I don't believe a directly elected Mayor is a good idea'


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16.46 21 Mar 2019


The government has approved proposals for the role of a directly elected mayor to be created in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.  The proposals will now be put to a public vote on the 24th May, the same day as the local and European Elections.

Following yesterday’s Cabinet meeting, details have emerged which show that if the plebiscite passes, the mayors will be paid in the region of €130,000 and they will have powers in housing, planning, roads and the corporate function of the council.

Well, Ivan was joined by the former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, to tell Ivan about his experience as Mayor of London and what powers he had?


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Cork Directly Elected Mayor John Paul Phelan Ken Livingstone Labour Limerick Mayor Mayor Of London Simon Coveney Waterford

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