Jan O’Sullivan considers adding her name to Labour leadership contest

Jan O'Sullivan, Minister of State, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Planning Limerick TD Jan O’Sullivan is considering running for the leadership of the Labour Party. The former Minister for Education says she will make up her mind over the weekend about whether she’ll put her name foward, following the resignation of Joan Burton as leader yesterday. Brendan Howlin, Alan Kelly and Sean Sherlock are also likely to contest a leadership battle. Speaking to Live 95 in Limerick this afternoon, Jan says she believes she has support of many deputies.