No regrets on Hanly Report stance

At the time of the controversy over the Hanly Report on the country's health services, many of Michael Smith's Fianna Fail colleagues were furious at the way he handled his criticisms and felt he had “hung out to dry" his constituency colleague Maire

23rd July, 2005

At the time of the controversy over the Hanly Report on the country's health services, many of Michael Smith's Fianna Fail colleagues were furious at the way he handled his criticisms and felt he had “hung out to dry" his constituency colleague Maire Hoctor.

Smith had allowed the Fianna Fail TD to speak first at a public meeting in Nenagh in November 2003 without telling her of his intention to question the report.

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