Michael McDowell: Nama can’t wriggle and twist its way out of this scandal
The management and disposal of Nama’s assets demands accountability
There is something profoundly disturbing about a statutory body – owned and paid for by the taxpayer – coming to blows with an officer of state appointed under the Constitution to audit the finances of the state and of state bodies. The Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) is independent, and can only be removed from office for stated misbehaviour or incapacity.
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