Sinn Féin’s justice spokesperson, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has called on Alan Shatter to explain how he came by the information, which he revealed on television, about independent Wexford TD, Mick Wallace.
Last week, Alan Shatter alleged that Deputy Wallace was warned by Gardaí for using a mobile phone while driving.
Mick Wallace has described Mr Shatter’s actions as a ‘serious abuse of power’ and is to lodge a complaint with the Standards in Public Office Commission.
Labour TD Kevin Humphries says the Minister exercised poor judgment in the incident and he also wants him to explain himself to the Dáil:
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