A Dáil committee has refused a request by a government minister to issue guidelines to politicians on exercising their privilege when travelling to and from the Dáil.
The request was made by transport minister Leo Varadkar last month, shortly after several controversies in relation to the privilege resulted in a high-profile row between justice minister Alan Shatter and independent TD Mick Wallace.
Shatter controversially alleged on television that Wallace had received...
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