Government can work without a whip, says independent alliance
No free vote during budgets or confidence motions
Independents want to be able to choose how to vote on legislation, even if they have signed up to support a coalition government.
However, TDs such as Finian McGrath and Shane Ross believe that this freedom would not apply at budgets and during votes of confidence, when government would require support to survive.
Ross told over 65 independent councillors who attended the meeting at the Bridge House Hotel that it was “nonsense” to say that...
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