“FF Leader Must Tell Taoiseach Health Min. Needs To Go”

Written 5 months ago by Newsroom

A Sinn Féin TD insists it’s down to the Fianna Fáil leader to meet the Taoiseach and tell him the public and politicians have lost confidence in the Health Minister.

Laois’ Brian Stanley feels the Department can’t continue to be run under Simon Harris, after it emerged he knew about cost overruns at the National Children’s Hospital in August.

He’s due to apologise to the Dáil this week over his handling of the matter – but Sinn Féin is planning to table a motion of no confidence in him next week regardless.

Deputy Stanley believes a change of Minister would not bring down the Government;