Sunday February 16, 2020

Beware of party promises on insurance sector reform

Proposals are not in the power of any future government to deliver

10th February, 2020
Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath: “I don’t think [the outgoing government] tried hard enough, it’s as simple as that.”

Reading the manifestos of the various political parties, one could be forgiven for thinking solutions to the insurance crisis were both plentiful and easy to come by.

Opposition parties have criticised the outgoing government for its failure to adequately address the issues bedeviling the sector. Their own plans are mixed, however. Voters should beware of parties making political promises that are not in the gift of the political system to deliver.

A case in point...

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