he spoke about the idea of functional representation but also expressed his opinion
that Ireland was not yet ready for this experiment.115 Other members of the
Committee also expressed satisfaction with the idea of functional representation
of some kind.116
Both terms are used interchangeably by Committee members in drafting documentation and by the politicians, and this has been followed here.
This is also sometimes referred to as corporatism. However, the term ‘corporatism’
now contains various fascist and religious connotations which do not apply to