Ireland: Fine Gael TDs complete 21-person abortion committee

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Fine Gael TDs complete 21-person abortion committee
Naughton and Fitzpatrick take final slots on body dominated by two biggest parties

Thu, May 25, 2017
Mary Minihan

Fine Gael TDs Hildegarde Naughton and Peter Fitzpatrick will take the final two slots on the 21-person Oireachtas abortion committee.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil combined will continue to command a majority on the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, which will consider the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly.

Continued at source: Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/fine-gael-tds-complete-21-person-abortion-committee-1.3096462