Minister says full inquiry into whistleblower allegations ‘is likely’

first_img Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Facebook Facebook Google+ Google+ Minister says full inquiry into whistleblower allegations ‘is likely’ Pinterest Twitter By News Highland – February 26, 2014 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report WhatsAppcenter_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota A Cabinet minister believes it is likely there will be a full Commission of Investigation into garda whistleblower allegations.A barrister has been appointed by the government to look at the claims and determine whether one is necessary.The Justice Minister is addressing the Dail about his response to the allegations.More than five hours of proceedings have been given over to discussing the controversy with Alan Shatter set to take questions from TDs this evening.Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney was asked this morning if he felt a full independent inquiry would ultimately have to happen.”I think there is likely to be but I don’t know is the honest answer” he said.”I think the Taoiseach is taking this very seriously – we had a long discussion on it yesterday in Cabinet”.”The government only want out of this, the truth – and they want to rebuild confidence in the gardai which has clearly been damaged as a result of this”.”If that means a full-blown inquiry, so be it” he added. Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest Previous articleCharges against Donegal man John Downey droppedNext articleBigger nurse patient loads result in more hospital deaths News Highland WhatsApp Twitter Newslast_img

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