Sunday 19 November 2017

Enda has neither carrot nor stick to change the minds of insurance firms on flood areas

Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Taoiseach Enda Kenny
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

A boxing match between Goliath and Goliath is unlikely to produce any winner but there can be plenty of disappointed people in the wings.

And that is likely to be the outcome of the Government's battle with the insurance companies.

Two groups of people that we love to hate met in Government Buildings yesterday for a "frank conversation" over why tens of thousands of families living in flood plains can't get insurance for homes and businesses.

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