Abortion ban repeal is an ‘absolute priority’ – Joan Burton

Tanaiste claims Labour will make a “very clear” manifesto commitment in the general election

27th September, 2015
Joan Burton

Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton has promised to make repeal the constitutional ban on abortion an “absolute priority” for the Labour Party if it is re-elected to government.

In an email to party members this weekend, coinciding with a pro-choice march in Dublin yesterday, Burton said that Labour will make a “very clear” manifesto commitment in the general election.

She also promised that “In any subsequent programme for...

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