TD calls for new deal on €30bn Anglo debt

An Oireachtas Committee chairman has called on the government to push for a new deal on the €30 billion Anglo Irish Bank debt after the Greek elections.

25th January, 2015
Dominic Hannigan: the Labour TD has said that the result of the Greek election may give Ireland the opportunity to push for a dealPhotocall

Dominic Hannigan, who is the chair of the Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs, has proposed a new approach if the elections lead to the hosting of a European debt conference.

He said that the 2013 deal to replace the Anglo promissory notes with Central Bank bonds should be looked at again.

“Ireland still needs to be pushing for European assistance for the money we put into Anglo Irish Bank and the fallout from the Greek election...

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