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The Beverley Flynn case highlights the need for reform of the Dickensian process of debt enforcement.

30th June, 2007

The Beverley Flynn case highlights the need for reform of the Dickensian process of debt enforcement.

In March 2006, the Irish Independent reported that a mother who had just buried one of her children was served with a warrant ordering that she be committed to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin because she did not have a dog licence.

The paper also reported that an abandoned mother of five young children, who relied on social welfare payments for...

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