HSE threaten councillor with legal action over smoking ban comments

paulcanningA Donegal County Councillor has expressed his shock at being threatened with legal action by HSE over comments he made during a meeting.

Councillor Paul Canning made a series of allegations, while claiming the HSE was enforcing no smoking laws unfairly to the detriment of local pubs and clubs.

In what's thought to be an unprecedented move, the executive has warned Councillor Canning of the legal consequences of repeating his claims.

He says however that he will not be silenced by threats: