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Enda Kenny must draft FG TDs to serve on abortion committee

Two Fine Gael TDs have agreed to go on the committee but the party still needs to find three more

7th May, 2017

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will have to appoint Fine Gael TDs to the new cross-party committee on abortion after several backbenchers refused to take part.

Two Fine Gael TDs have agreed to go on the committee that will examine the recent recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly, but the party still needs to find three more.

However, Fine Gael officials and the government chief whip Regina Doherty’s office have been unable to persuade a number of...

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