Call for abortion vote delay over Citizens’ Assembly recruitment
Heated exchanges in Dáil but Simon Harris says voters will get their say on issue in May
Feb 22, 218
A heated row erupted in the Dáil after calls were made for the abortion referendum to be delayed in the wake of a revelation that some participants in the Citizens’ Assembly were not recruited randomly.
Fianna Fáil TD Eamon Scanlon called for the referendum on the Eighth Amendment to be postponed because “the whole process is compromised” following the revelations about work done by recruiting firm RED C.