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We Greens can’t have our way on every issue, says Smyth

Junior minister Ossian Smyth’s comments come after his party colleague Neasa Hourigan resigns as chief whip over her controversial vote

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
2nd August, 2020
Ossian Smyth TD Minister of State with responsibility for Public Procurement & eGovernment at the Department of Public Expenditure Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Green Party can’t have its way on every issue and if TDs don’t vote with the government, then they can’t be in government, Ossian Smyth has said.

The Green TD and minister of state with responsibility for public procurement and e-government made the comments following the sanctioning of Neasa Hourigan, the party’s former chief whip, after she voted against the government on the Residential Tenancies and Valuation Bill....

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