April 20, 2017
Social Democrat co-leader Róisín Shortall TD is calling for an immediate halt to the hand-over of the new National Maternity Hospital to a religious order and for full details of the agreement over its ownership and ethos to be published.
Deputy Shortall said: “The decision about the ownership and governance of the new National Maternity Hospital was made in secrecy and lacks any transparency and public accountability. There are too many unanswered questions from the Minister and we need to see an immediate halt to the current process so that these questions about the ownership and the issue of ethos can be addressed.”
“Five questions I have are: