Truth, Honesty & Integrity in politics. I tell the truth even if, on occasions, it gets me into trouble. We need to Keep the Recovery Going; Jobs Growth; Ensure that Work Pays better than Welfare. Committed to Social Justice, Law Reform, Housing, Social & Health Reform & to a Clean Environment.
Former Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence. First elected to Dail in 1981. Has been a member of following Joint Oireachtas Committees; Foreign Affairs; Health; Justice, Equality & Defence; Childrens Rights. Former Fine Gael Spokesperson on Justice, Law Reform, Environment, Health & Labour