AIB row sparks union call to delay sale

Noonan has insisted Dáil vote on flotation delay not legally binding

19th May, 2017
Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Despite a statement from Finance Minister Michael Noonan yesterday evening, the controversy over a Labour Party motion aimed at delaying the sale of 25 per cent of the state’s take in AIB continued today. The motion was passed in the Dáil yesterday afternoon amid claims that the Fine Gael leadership contest led to Government TDs taking their eye off the ball.

The Financial Services Union, which represents bank workers, this morning called...

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