Deputy Pearse Doherty says Governments Strategic Communications Unit must be scrapped after Dail vote

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has called on the Taoiseach to abide by the vote taken in Dáil today to abolish the Strategic Communications Unit.

Eighty-five TDs voted in favour of the Sinn Féin motion that seeks to scrap the controversial unit, with 49 voting to retain it.

A review of the SCU is set to be considered by Cabinet possibly as early as next Tuesday.

Deputy Doherty says the Taoiseach should now respect the will of the Dail: