Ireland: Brendan Howlin calls for all-party approach on abortion referendum bill

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Brendan Howlin calls for all-party approach on abortion referendum bill
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Labour party leader Brendan Howlin has called for an all-party approach in the Oireachtas on the passage of the abortion referendum bill.

"It is clear that whatever views individual TDs may hold about this question that a near consensus is emerging that it should be adjudicated on by the people in a referendum," said Deputy Howlin.

He said he hoped to meet with the Taoiseach to discuss the issue early in the new year.

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