Health is the disease that might kill this coalition

Dumping Health Minister Simon Harris would solve little of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s problems. Picture: RollingNews.ie

THE Department of Health is an out-of-control monster that could “destroy” this Government.

That’s the stark admission of a senior government figure about the state of things politically.

His own colleagues’ belief that he can deliver the miracle cure is clearly ebbing away, as they are briefing against him.

Of course, the past week has been dominated by the Brexit chaos in London and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s trip to the White House, but certain people at the top tier of Government hold increasing fears that the health quagmire could sink the entire ship and dump Fine Gael out of office.

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