Gay Blood Ban: Health Minister Edwin Poots and Attorney General John Larkin in spotlight as minister is ordered to reveal secret advice

Gay Blood Ban: Health Minister Edwin Poots and Attorney General John Larkin in spotlight as minister is ordered to reveal secret advice

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been ordered to release advice from the Attorney General he used to justify a lifetime ban on gay men giving blood – a rare move not taken since the Iraq war.

The Information Commissioner has given the minister until April 29 to release the legal advice he took before deciding not to bring Northern Ireland into line with the rest of the UK…………….more





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