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#Chief Whip

# chief-whip - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete
# Savi Report 2
# Savi Report 2

Chief whip confirms national survey on sexual violence will take five years to complete

Feb 28th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,692 Views 8 Comments

It’s been 17 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, was published.

# chief-whip - Monday 25 September, 2017

Minister Regina Doherty will have to repay €16k chief whip allowance
# Shortchanged
# Shortchanged

Minister Regina Doherty will have to repay €16k chief whip allowance

Sep 25th 2017, 6:36 PM 23,814 Views 83 Comments

The allowance, paid to the current Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty, was found to have “no legal basis”.

# chief-whip - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Theresa May orders MP to be suspended after using the n-word
# No Place For It
# No Place For It

Theresa May orders MP to be suspended after using the n-word

Jul 11th 2017, 8:06 AM 17,730 Views 33 Comments

The British Prime Minister said she was “shocked” by the “completely unacceptable” language.

# chief-whip - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful
# Wage Boost
# Wage Boost

Regina Doherty may have to repay €15,829 of Chief Whip allowance if it was unlawful

Jun 20th 2017, 8:16 PM 24,606 Views 69 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said introducing new laws to boost ministers’ pay is not a priority.

# chief-whip - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

When is Enda Kenny going to step down?
# Endless Enda
# Endless Enda

When is Enda Kenny going to step down?

Aug 5th 2015, 4:24 PM 20,017 Views 157 Comments

If Paul Kehoe is right, Enda Kenny will be in the Dáil as long as Ant n’ Dec have been alive

# chief-whip - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*
# Loosen Up
# Loosen Up

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*

Sep 13th 2014, 9:15 AM 6,667 Views 17 Comments

*After the next election.

# chief-whip - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Government chief whip will look at allowing free votes after next election
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Government chief whip will look at allowing free votes after next election

Sep 12th 2013, 6:15 AM 3,759 Views 43 Comments

Government Chief Whip Paul Kehoe has hinted at possible changes to the strict party whip system as the coalition will today launch its plans for Dáil reform.

# chief-whip - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012
# Good Advice
# Good Advice

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 6,896 Views 69 Comments

This figure compares to over one million euro that Brian Cowen paid in special adviser salaries when he was Taoiseach.

# chief-whip - Friday 10 May, 2013

Two men arrested after burglary and fire at Chief Whip's office
# Burglary
# Burglary

Two men arrested after burglary and fire at Chief Whip's office

May 10th 2013, 2:28 PM 9,583 Views 28 Comments

The men were also arrested in connection with a similar incident at a solicitor’s office in New Ross.

# chief-whip - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Poll: Should there be a free vote on the Dáil X Case motion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a free vote on the Dáil X Case motion?

Nov 20th 2012, 9:41 AM 5,798 Views 85 Comments

The Dáil will tonight start debating a Sinn Féin motion to legislate for the X Case. Government TDs have been told they must not vote in favour of it, even if they privately support it. What do you think – should TDs be allowed to vote freely?

# chief-whip - Friday 19 October, 2012

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment
# Plebgate
# Plebgate

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment

Oct 19th 2012, 7:03 PM 6,233 Views 23 Comments

Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.

# chief-whip - Sunday 22 July, 2012

The government wanted to publish 29 Bills this term. How did it do?
# School's Out
# School's Out

The government wanted to publish 29 Bills this term. How did it do?

Jul 22nd 2012, 9:30 AM 4,817 Views 3 Comments

We’ve gone through the government’s list, published in April, to check on its progress in publishing proposed new laws.

# chief-whip - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Mick Wallace to make a Dáil statement this afternoon
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace to make a Dáil statement this afternoon

Jun 14th 2012, 9:53 AM 1,138 Views 9 Comments

# chief-whip - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme
# Tommy Broughan
# Tommy Broughan

Labour TD votes against renewing bank guarantee scheme

Dec 1st 2011, 11:57 AM 3,607 Views 50 Comments

Tommy Broughan has been expelled from the Labour parliamentary party after he voted against extending the controversial bank guarantee scheme.

# chief-whip - Monday 31 October, 2011

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Chief whip says there is no rift in Fine Gael

Oct 31st 2011, 3:22 PM 651 Views 17 Comments

Despite the party’s poor performances in the presidential election and Dublin West by-election, Paul Kehoe has insisted that there is no crisis within Fine Gael.