Wednesday February 26, 2020

Banking inquiry week two : Working in the dark

Elaine Byrne Politicisation, restrictions and deadlines are just some of the constraints facing the banking inquiry

17th January, 2015

‘Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” The 18th century English poet Alexander Pope is best-known for writing the rather long-winded ‘Essay on Man’. The premise of Pope’s work is straightforward. Man has fallen and must seek his own salvation. There is a sense of Pope’s philosophical endeavour about the banking inquiry.

Conversations with several members of the banking inquiry last week...

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