Are spiralling premiums the result of a cosy cartel?

18th September, 2016

N o one doubts that the price of motor insurance is a pressing – and growing – problem. The size of the motor insurance market is increasing every month as Irish people buy new cars, and those new cars feed the rate of growth in the second-hand car market.

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach last week heard that Irish insurance premiums could feasibly grow a further 20 per...

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