Monday May 25, 2020

Kelly marks Howlin’s card

Colleagues in Labour feel he should have been allowed run for leadership, claims Kelly

23rd April, 2017
Brendan Howlin addressed the Labour Party conference in Wexford on Friday Mary Browne

Labour TD Alan Kelly has said he still wants to lead the party and has reignited the row over being denied a chance to run against Brendan Howlin last year.

As Labour gathered for its annual conference in Wexford this weekend, Kelly said the majority of party members believe he should not have been denied a run at the leadership last year.

Howlin was elected Labour leader last year after the six of the party’s...

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