Labour's attempt to stop schools using religious beliefs alone for admission defeated in Dáil

Labour's attempt to stop schools using religious beliefs alone for admission defeated in Dáil

An attempt by Labour to stop schools using religious beliefs alone as a grounds for admission has been defeated in the Dáil.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil united to impose a one year delay before voting on the proposed legislation.

The Government has said it will use that time to publish its own legislation - and to have the details teased out by the Education committee.


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