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.

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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