Central Bankers clash with Finance over mortgage data

Central Bankers clash with Finance over mortgage data
Patrick Honohan, former governor of the Central BankMaura Hickey

Internal emails give insight into ongoing discussions over the bank’s rigorous lending limits

The Central Bank was reluctant to provide the Department of Finance with detailed information on the impact of onerous mortgage lending rules ahead of a pre-budget meeting between the Minister for Finance and the Central Bank governor, confidential emails reveal.

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