Oireachtas committee snubs former health minister

Reilly and fellow senators told it is too late to be added to committee

28th August, 2016
James Reilly

Former health minister James Reilly has said that it “beggars belief” that he and others are being excluded from a new committee on the future of the health service.

Reilly and his fellow senators have been told it is too late for them to be added to the Oireachtas committee, which is chaired by Reilly’s former colleague and now Social Democrat TD Róisín Shortall and which is devising a ten-year strategy for health,...

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