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TDs order OPW to cut €1.6m costs of banking inquiry

The banking inquiry has ordered officials to cut a projected €1.6 million bill for refurbishing rooms and upgrading computer systems before public hearings begin.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
20th July, 2014
Labour TD Ciarán Lynch is chair of the banking inquiry.

The banking inquiry has ordered officials to cut a projected €1.6 million bill for refurbishing rooms and upgrading computer systems before public hearings begin.

*The Sunday Business Post* understands that there was considerable anger in Leinster House about the budget for the work presented by the Office of Public Works (OPW).

It included a €700,000 spend on upgrading vacant offices in the Department of Agriculture’s headquarters beside Leinster House for 50 banking inquiry support staff....

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