Varadkar wants to lead party for ‘people who get up early in the morning’

Leadership front-runner rules out early election

In his bid to become leader of Fine Gael, Leo Varadkar has released a campaign video detailing his agenda if elected. Video: Campaign for Leo

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has said he wants to lead a party for “people who get up early in the morning”.

Mr Varadkar officially launched his campaign to become leader of Fine Gael on Saturday morning supported by Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe and several key party figures.

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