Friday May 29, 2020

Michael McGrath: Mortgage bill will make the banks play ball

There is need for provision for protecting customers who are most vulnerable

22nd May, 2016

Last Wednesday evening saw what has up to now been a relatively rare event in the Irish politics. An opposition bill passed second stage in the Dáil despite reservations being expressed by the government. This outcome is a reflection of the new political reality that no single grouping commands a parliamentary majority which allows it to dominate political discourse.

The bill I introduced on behalf of Fianna Fáil is designed to deal with...

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