Varadkar proposes party vote on next programme for government

The proposal was outlined to TDs and senators and debated at a private parliamentary-party meeting in Leinster House last Wednesday

29th April, 2018

Fine Gael members, councillors and back-room officials are to be given a say on whether or not the party goes back into government after the next election.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has revealed plans to have a special party conference, and use a complex electoral college voting system, to approve any draft programme for government that is negotiated with other parties or independents after the next election.

The proposal was outlined to TDs and senators and...

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