It seems, according to the Independent anyway, that Enda Kenny is to take a more hands on role in both the health and welfare departments.
Kenny to take over reform at Welfare and Health - Independent.ieTAOISEACH Enda Kenny is taking personal charge of pushing through reforms in both Health and Social Protection.
Mr Kenny is ramping up pressure on the two most divisive ministers in Cabinet, Social Protection Minister Joan Burton and Health Minister James Reilly, by taking a hands-on approach to slow-moving reforms being undertaken in their departments.
Whatever about the rights and wrongs of this managerial technique, what is the Minister for reform doing ? Isn't Howlin supposed to be keeping on top of reform across all departments ?
Is this a good thing or a bad thing ?