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#Finance committee

# finance-committee - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall

CEOs Richie Boucher and Jim Brown came under pressure from TDs today to explain what they were doing to help former residents of the abandoned Donaghmede apartment complex.

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June

Jim Brown is the latest bank boss to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to be grilled on how lenders are addressing the mortgage arrears crisis.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

# finance-committee - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response

Bank of Ireland’s response to a Michael Noonan letter on preservation of records was “measured at best, reserved at worst” according to committee chairman Ciarán Lynch.

# finance-committee - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# finance-committee - Monday 24 June, 2013

'Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry' - man who wants to run inquiry

Ciarán Lynch, the chair of the Oireachtas finance committee, says the tapes may be “the tip of the iceberg”.

# finance-committee - Monday 25 February, 2013

Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis

Labour’s Ciarán Lynch will today chair a meeting of the chairs of the Finance Committees of each of the 27 EU states.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Governor of Central Bank to discuss state of economy with committee

The Oireachtas’ Finance Committee is to meet with Professor Patrick Honohan tomorrow, where they will discuss Irish banking.

# finance-committee - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Explainer: How Irish bailout documents keep getting leaked to the public... via Germany

Yet another batch of draft documents has made its way out via the Bundestag. Here’s the story of how it happens.

# finance-committee - Friday 26 October, 2012

Executives of three guaranteed banks to face Oireachtas committee

Representatives of IBRC, AIB and Bank of Ireland will all appear before the Finance committee next week.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

NAMA CEO expresses "anger and disappointment" in former employee

Chairman of the agency Frank Daly said the former employee removed data from NAMA including loans acquired by the agency.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'

The position had been held by Alex White TD, who has taken up the junior ministerial position vacated by Róisín Shortall.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

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Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?

Two Oireachtas committee are vying for the chance to investigate the bank guarantee four years ago but should politicians be allowed to scrutinise the decision in the first place?

# finance-committee - Monday 16 July, 2012

Legislation may have to be put in place before banking inquiry

Legislation is a bigger question than whether the Public Accounts Committee or Finance Committee will hold the inquiry, said Deputy Alex White.

# finance-committee - Sunday 8 July, 2012

The banking inquiry... who's going to carry it out?

Is there a turf war between the Public Accounts Committee and the Finance Committee on who’s going to do the digging? And what about revisiting the Oireachtas inquiries referendum?

# finance-committee - Thursday 5 July, 2012

LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus

The Ulster Bank CEO is answering questions from TDs and Senators about the ongoing technical problems at the bank. Follow the action here.

Ulster Bank chiefs set to be grilled by Oireachtas committee

The bank has refused to say if its CEO will appear before the committee.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Central Bank governor before Oireachtas Finance Committee today

Patrick Honohan is due to answer questions over the Anglo Irish promissory note repayment and the emergency liquidity provided to banks during the crisis.

# finance-committee - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

# finance-committee - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Finance committee demands Honohan meeting as "urgent priority"

The Oireachtas finance committee formally writes to Patrick Honohan asking for a meeting before the promissory note payment.

Government lost committee vote 'because TDs were locked out of the room'

Two Fine Gael TDs left the room to try and round up their absent colleagues – and were locked out themselves.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Opposition TDs slam government absence during Dáil mortgages debate

The fallout from the committee defeat meant there were no members of either Fine Gael or Labour present to debate bank interest rates.

Government tastes defeat in committee vote over Anglo promissory note

The government loses a committee vote over whether to hold a hearing with Patrick Honohan – its first defeat since taking office.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

TDs off to Berlin to discuss 2012 Budget leaks

The Oireachtas Finance committee is heading to meet its German counterpart – the one that got our Budget in November.