Maria Bailey set to lose FG whip over swing compensation claim

Fine Gael to take action against TD following investigation into personal injuries case

Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey is set to lose the party whip. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey is set to lose the party whip. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael is set to remove the party whip in the Dáil from Dún Laoghaire TD Maria Bailey over her controversial personal injuries claim against a Dublin hotel.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to announce next week what action will be taken against Ms Bailey on foot of an internal party report into her claim against The Dean hotel on Dublin’s Harcourt Street for falling off a swing.

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