Tuesday January 28, 2020

I haven’t given up on becoming Labour leader, says Kelly

Tipperary TD says his relationship with Brendan Howlin is ‘excellent’

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

16th January, 2020
Alan Kelly said he did not see the Green Party as a threat to Labour’s traditional middle-class support

Alan Kelly has said he still wants to be leader of the Labour party in the future but has given his full backing to Brendan Howlin in the coming election.

The Tipperary TD supported calls from some councillors in 2018 for a change at the top of the party but said his current relationship with the party leader was positive.

“My relationship with Brendan Howlin is good – is excellent at the moment, in fact. We...

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