Varadkar will not face prosecution over leaking of GP draft contract

Tánaiste says he always maintained that the allegations made against him were false

The DPP has decided that no charges will be brought against Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/

Leo Varadkar will not be prosecuted over his leaking of documents relating to a GP contract with the state, the Director of Public Prosecutions has decided.

In a statement made this evening, the Tánaiste said he had always maintained that the he had not broken the law and thanked his government colleagues and his family for standing by him during a “difficult period”.

In October 2020, the Village magazine published a story which said Varadkar ...