Central Bank Governor to appear before Finance Committee

Central Bank Governor, Philip Lane, will appear before the Finance Committee tomorrow as part of the Committee’s discussion of matters relating to the banking sector.

19th December 2016

The meeting will commence at 11am in Committee Room 3, Leinster House.

Committee Chairman John McGuinness TD, said, “The Committee has invited Central Bank Governor, Philip Lane, to appear before the Committee in order to engage with us on a wide range of issues relating to the banking sector. Some of the issues members will be keen to address are likely to include the overcharging controversy involving Bank of Ireland, the current banking environment, redress schemes and the supports available for those in mortgage arrears.”

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Committee Membership:

Chairperson: John McGuinness (Fianna Fail)

Deputies:

Peter Burke (Fine Gael);
Michael D’arcy (Fine Gael);
Pearse Doherty (Sinn Féin);
Michael McGrath (Fianna Fail);
Paul Murphy (AAA);
Seán Sherlock (Labour)

Senators:

Paddy Burke (Fine Gael);
Rose Conway-Walsh (Sinn Fein);
Gerry Horkan (Fianna Fáil);
Kieran O’Donnell (Fine Gael)