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Labour senator James Heffernan resigns party whip

The Labour Party spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Heffernan has resigned the whip.

THE LABOUR PARTY spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Senator James Heffernan has resigned the party whip today.

A Labour Party spokesperson confirmed to that Heffernan has resigned the whip and that more details about his decision will be released shortly.

Heffernan’s announcement follows expectation that he planned to vote against the Government on child benefit and respite care grants proposed in the Budget.

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