The Labour leader says he can’t understand why the Justice Minister won’t face specific questions about Seamus Woulfe’s appointment to the Supreme Court.

Helen McEntee came under fire this week for her plans to address the matter in a format that would require questions to be submitted in advance.

The Minister has previously confirmed that Mr. Woulfe’s name was the only one put forward for the position, just weeks after she was appointed minister.

But Labour’s Alan Kelly believes Minister McEntee has no choice but to face questions on it: