Lise Hand: Five-hour grilling for the pension party but little sign of remorse
Published 12/12/2013 | 02:30
THE only sound to be heard in the committee room was the clack of collective jaws hitting the floor.
It was nearing the end of a marathon and often fractious, five-hour-plus sparring contest between the members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and a trio from the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) plus three HSE staff -- and everyone was looking a wee bit frayed around the edges.
In the firing-line were CRC chairman and current interim chief executive Jim Nugent, director David Martin and former chief executive Paul Kiely.