Dáil debates

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Technological Universities Bill 2015: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage


8:00 pm

Photo of Eamon RyanEamon Ryan (Dublin Bay South, Green Party) | Oireachtas source

I agree with the Minister that we need to be careful about the size of governing boards. I might consider that a board of 22 members, as provided for in the legislation, is probably too large. There is a reason that football teams are 15 in number. Given that there is provision for that scale, I return to the example where one might have three students on a board of 21 members, which would not be excessive. I continue to make the case, but I hear the Minister's response.


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