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Wednesday 24 January 2018

The potential FG defectors

Who are the potential FG defectors in the remaining stages?

Q Ray Butler, Meath West:

His concerns have now been met, he will be supporting all stages of the bill.

Q John Paul Phelan, Carlow-Kilkenny: No final decision made, seeking amendments to suicide clause but accepts it cannot be deleted.

Q Lucinda Creighton, Minister for European Affairs and Dublin South East TD:

Did not return calls.

Q Peter Fitzpatrick, Louth:

Seeking amendments, no decision made yet.

Q James Bannon, Longford-Westmeath:

Seeking clarity on suicide bill, no decision made yet.

Q John O'Mahony, Mayo: Did not return calls.

Q Michelle Mulherin, Mayo: Seeking numerous clarifications, some of which are with the Attorney General. Says she will make a call when all stages of bill are complete.

Q Sean Conlan, Cavan-Monaghan:

Did not return calls.

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