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Poll: Do you have confidence in the planned banking inquiry?

Brendan Howlin promises a robust inquiry into the night of the bank guarantee.

THERE HAVE BEEN calls for a banking inquiry to be held as soon as possible in the wake of the Anglo tapes scandal.

The taped recordings, published by the Irish Independent, reveal how Anglo Irish Bank executives tried to mislead the Central Bank about the pre-bailout situation at the institution.

Reform Minister Brendan Howlin told reporters this morning that his department has spent “some time” drafting new laws to ensure there can be a robust inquiry into the banking collapse.

He said the legislation will go through the Dáil by the end of this month, meaning the parliamentary probe could begin after the summer recess.

The ‘inquire, record and report’ system will allow the leading Oireachtas committee to record and report evidence before making findings of fact that are uncontested.

Today we ask: Do you have confidence in the planned banking inquiry?

Poll Results:

No (2653)
I don't know (2007)
Yes (90)

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