Business of Joint Committee

Deputy Kate O'Connell is attending in place of Deputy John Deasy and Senator Fintan Warfield is attending in place of Senator Rose Conway-Walsh. Are the minutes of the previous meeting agreed? Agreed.

I will now deal with correspondence. The first is from the newly formed group which claims to address the issue of non-performing loans, Homeoptions. It is noted. The second is a pre-budget submission from the Neurological Alliance of Ireland. It is noted. The next is a draft programme for the interparliamentary conference on stability, economic co-ordination and governance in the European Union, which will be held in Helsinki from 30 September to 1 October 2019. It is noted. We received a briefing by the Department of Finance on the ECOFIN meeting on 9 July. It is noted.

We have publications from the Central Bank concerning the reprimand and fine by the Central Bank of Ireland of Wells Fargo Bank International Unlimited Company for regulatory reporting breaches and related governance failings. We also have a calendar of events for the week commencing 8 July 2019. We have an EU newsletter of 4 July and a World Bank newsletter.