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Rising numbers of Irish availing of British bankruptcy, figures show

The number of bankruptcy cases in Britain linked to an Irish address has jumped in the last six years, according to new information from Britain's Insolvency Service.

27th May, 2013
Britain has become a more popular choice for Irish bankrupts.

The number of bankruptcy cases in Britain linked to an Irish address has jumped in the last six years, according to new information from Britain's Insolvency Service.

A letter in response to a query from Fianna Fail finance spokesman Michael McGrath showed that 75 bankruptcy cases handled by the service last year contained the words "Ireland", "IRL" or "Republic of Ireland" within the address for the debtor. This compared to just 12 in 2006, 11...

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