Roscommon TD’s attempt to suspend Dail to allow for debate on home help cuts rejected

A request by Independent TD Denis Naughten to suspend today’s Dáil has been rejected by the Ceann Comhairle.

Deputy Naughten made the request so a debate could take place on the HSE’s decision to cut home-help hours.

However, all parties have reached agreement that a debate on the subject will take place on Thursday afternoon.

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The Independent TD spoke earlier in the Dáil on the subject: