TD, senator declare for Varadkar in FG leadership race

Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy and Senator Neale Richmond have said they will support the Minister for Social Protection

7th May, 2017
Leo Varadkar is in the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader

Leo Varadkar’s campaign for the Fine Gael leadership has been boosted by a public declaration of support from two parliamentary party members this weekend.

Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy and Senator Neale Richmond have said they will support the Minister for Social Protection in the race against his cabinet colleague Simon Coveney to succeed Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

An early declaration from members of the parliamentary party and particularly ministers once the contest formally...

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