Health committee full, senators told

Ten-year health strategy committee already has 14 TDs

18th September, 2016
Chair of health committee Róisín Shortall Pic: RollingNews.ie

Senators have been accused of trying to undermine a cross-party committee set up to examine the future of the health service.

Despite an extensive lobbying campaign, senators have been told they will not be allowed serve on the ten-year health strategy committee, which already has 14 TDs.

Chair Róisín Shortall said her colleagues remained of the “unanimous and strong view” that it cannot have any more members.

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