Opposition party senators, independents and at least two Fine Gael TDs are to propose an amendment to the Seanad abolition bill proposing televised committee hearings to debate the abolition of the lower house before October's referendum.
With Fine Gael senators Fidelma Healy Eames and Paul Bradford set to lose the party whip over the abortion bill, and James Heffernan already outside the Labour parliamentary party, the amendment would pass through the Senate provided it is...
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