Fleming to examine if British insurers’ pledge can be replicated in Ireland

Junior minister has contacted UK counterpart to learn if commitment given by insurers not to strip value of pandemic-related state supports from awards can be applied here

12th January, 2022
Fleming to examine if British insurers’ pledge can be replicated in Ireland
Seán Fleming, the junior minister at the Department of Finance, has issued his third plea in four days for insurers to give the money back to taxpayers. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Seán Fleming is to examine if a commitment given by British insurers not to strip the value of pandemic-related state supports from awards to policyholders can be replicated in Ireland amid growing controversy over the practice.

The junior minister at the Department of Finance today pledged to contact his British counterpart to understand how the commitment was secured and to examine whether it could be applied here.

The move comes as Irish insurers...

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