I fully support calls for a public inquiry by the McCabe family - Brendan Howlin

Issued 13 February 2017

Labour Party Leader and spokesperson on Justice, Brendan Howlin has supported calls by Maurice and Lorraine McCabe for a full public tribunal of inquiry into the damaging and false allegations against him and their family.

"I fully support the McCabe family in their calls for a full public inquiry into the damaging and false allegations made against them.

"In their pursuit of truth and justice, the McCabe family wishes for a public inquiry must be upheld.

"I believe we now need a full public tribunal of inquiry not just for the McCabe family but to restore trust in our public institutions."