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Banking inquiry on edge of collapse over Drumm appearance

TDs will walk if former Anglo chief gives evidence by video link as Drumm plans to dispute Cowen evidence

26th July, 2015
Storm brewing..

The banking inquiry is on the verge of collapse this weekend, as chairman Ciarán Lynch faces a major rebellion over plans to allow former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm give evidence to the committee via video link this Wednesday.

Drumm will dispute the evidence of former taoiseach Brian Cowen, who insisted that he had not discussed the bank’s position at private encounters with the bank’s management. Drumm’s witness statement says this...

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