Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald has confirmed that her party will table a no-confidence motion in the Minister for Justice Helen McEntee next week.
Ms McDonald made the announcement in a social media post this morning.
We cannot have a Justice Minister who refuses to acknowledge the political failures that allowed our communities to become unsafe.
Sinn Féin has been forced to put down a motion of no confidence in the Minister for Justice because this government is not listening. pic.twitter.com/8Lsgd9W74P
— Mary Lou McDonald (@MaryLouMcDonald) December 1, 2023
The debate and vote is due to take place on Tuesday.
A spokesperson for Sinn Féin said that the party believes that the Taoiseach has been given sufficient time to remove Minister McEntee from office and has chosen not to.
Therefore, it has decided to place a no-confidence motion in the minister.
More to follow.