McHugh one of a number of Ministers yet to decide position on Repeal of the 8th

The Cabinet’s meeting today to decide on the approach to a referendum on the 8th amendment.

A number of Minister’s have yet to reveal their position on the issue including Donegal Minister Joe McHugh.

Over the weekend Taoiseach Leo Varadkar indicated he would be supporting the liberalisation of abortion laws.

The date and likely wording of a referendum is expected to be decided today.

Tony McLoughlin is the only other TD in this region who has not yet declared.