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Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte is the next senior Labour stalwart in line to lose his Cabinet position, senior sources claim.Ruairi Quinn stepped down as education minister yesterday ahead of the impending reshuffle.But Labour sources have confirmed that leader-in-waiting, Joan Burton, wants to appoint a "raft" of fresh faces after she is named leader.See Pages 4 and 5Mr Rabbitte - who has insisted that he will not resign his ministry - is expected to be forced from the cabinet in the impending reshuffle.

Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte is the next senior Labour stalwart in line to lose his Cabinet position, senior sources claim.

Ruairi Quinn stepped down as education minister yesterday ahead of the impending reshuffle.

But Labour sources have confirmed that leader-in-waiting, Joan Burton, wants to appoint a "raft" of fresh faces after she is named leader.

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Mr Rabbitte - who has insisted that he will not resign his ministry - is expected to be forced from the cabinet in the impending reshuffle.


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