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Harney in cabinet until election

Michael McDowell will grant Mary Harney’s wish to remain as Minister for Health until the next election if, as expected, he assumes the leadership of the Progressive Democrats this week.

9th September, 2006

Michael McDowell will grant Mary Harney’s wish to remain as Minister for Health until the next election if, as expected, he assumes the leadership of the Progressive Democrats this week.

Harney said last week that she would like to stay on to pursue the reform programme in the Department of Health, if the new leader was amenable. Informed sources said this weekend that McDowell would ask her to remain in the department.

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