Why do Fine Gael not properly vet their election candidates? I see Leo Varadkar has been forced to admit that Fine Gael do not properly vet their election candidates in advance of elections. Surely anybody wanting to stand for Fine Gael or any other party in an election should at least be Garda vetted before being cleared to stand for public office?
Fine Gael do not have a standard vetting system for candidates, the Taoiseach has confirmed.
TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has said Fine Gael does not have a standard protocol for vetting election candidates amid growing controversy over Dáil hopeful Verona Murphy.