The MABS clients had an average disposable income of €8.75 a week

MABS fears charges will wipe out disposable income

07.40 A survey by the Money Advice and Budgeting Service of its new clients last year has found they had an average disposable income of a little less than €9 a week before anything had been paid to their unsecured creditors.

Alan Shatter accused GSOC of seeking to cover up and keeping secret a disturbing level of incompetence

Shatter calls for GSOC resignations

17 Sep Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has called for the resignations of the members of Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, accusing them of incompetence and a cover-up.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonansaid he is not in a position to encourage Jean-Claude Trichet to attend the inquiry

Banking inquiry group needs to get 'ducks in row'

17 Sep Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said there should be enough time to conduct the banking inquiry before the next General Election if the group carrying out the inquiry gets its ducks in a row.