Calls for Harris’ resignation from Tipp TD over Cervical Check scandal

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A Tipperary TD has made renewed calls for the resignation of the Health Minister for his handling of the Cervical Check scandal.

Last week 37 year old terminally ill cancer patient Ruth Morrissey was forced to go to court in a bid to get compensation – following in the footsteps of Vicky Phelan and Emma Mhic Mhathuna.

That case came after comment made by the Taoiseach 2 months ago that women affected by the scandal could resolve their cases through mediation.

Ms Morrissey’s Cashel based solicitor Cian O’ Carroll, says they have yet to receive a request to re-enter mediation on his client’s court case.

Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath called for the resignation of Health Minister Simon Harris – but had some harsh words for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar also…

Meanwhile, Tipperary Labour TD Alan Kelly has also been very critical of the Taoiseach’s handling of the scandal.

Leo Vardakar yesterday admitted that he could have been ‘more clear’ when he made a promise back in May that women affected would not have to go to court.

Deputy Kelly says the Taoiseach now has one of two choices…