Statement From LAMA Executive 12/12/15

The executive of LAMA (Local Authority Members Association) in light of recent revelations into the standards of public office RTE Investigates programme, are shattered and saddened by these revelations as we believe all of our members are, throughout the country.

The LAMA executive, at its emergency meeting on Saturday the 12th of December has received resignations from Cllr. Hugh McElvaney, Monaghan county council, and from Cllr. Joe Queenan, Sligo county council. These resignations have been accepted by the executive, unanimously.

Cllr John O’Donnell, Donegal county council, has indicated he will not resign his membership from LAMA. The executive decided at its meeting on the 12th of December to terminate Cllr. John O’Donnells membership with immediate affect.

LAMA remains committed and determined to represent and promote the highest standards which is expected and shared by our members.

Cllr. Mags Murray Chairperson

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