Cost of inquiries reaches €100m

TDs call for permanent commission of investigation

12th February, 2017
Fianna Fáil spokesman on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy

The state has spent almost €100 million on commissions of investigation in just 12 years, new figures show.

The total sum for commissions established under the Commissions of Investigation Act 2004 is €93.7 million.

It comes amid sustained pressure to launch further inquiries into alleged Garda malpractice following the controversy over the treatment of Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

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