Tuesday September 22, 2020

Bailey still has the whip, but the TD could face more fallout from swing injury claim

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

28th July, 2019
Leo Varadkar said Bailey made ‘numerous errors of judgment’ Pic:Fergal Phillips

Fine Gael ministers believe that the political future of TD Maria Bailey is still in doubt even though she has been allowed to hold onto the party whip.

There are continuing discussions in the party about the fallout from her compensation claim for injuries received from falling off a swing in a Dublin hotel, which she later withdrew after a public outcry.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar did not remove the Fine Gael party whip from Bailey,...

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