Interim solutions are needed for Ireland’s debt woes

Debt expert Claire Brennan says Ireland needs alternative ways of dealing with crippling debt while the personal insolvency bill is being pushed through, writes Emma Kennedy

19th February, 2011

The new government must fast-track the enactment of the Personal Insolvency Bill, but must also introduce practical interim solutions for those struggling with debt, according to the head of one of Ireland’s debt management firms.

Claire Brennan, chief executive of Kilkenny-based MFG Debt Advisory Line, said the new government needed to act fast to ensure the finalisation and enactment of the bill to reform the law on debt.

She said urgent reform of...

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