The Minister for Defence, Brian Lenihan, has promised that legislation would be ready in about a month to allow for the establishment of representative groups for Defence Force members.

Report shows Leinster House, Dublin.

Soldiers marching in barrack square.

Interview with Brian Lenihan on the establishment and election of the representative bodies.

Document from the already established Permanent Defence Forces Other Ranks Representative Association (PDFORRA).

Interview with Brian Lenihan on his proposal for a democratically elected body.

The reporter is Tom McCaughren.

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