Tuesday 24 October 2017

Tycoons' wives should share pain

IS there no backbone any more?

Each day brings more horror stories about the excesses of our Government and banks. This behaviour is carried out by people with full knowledge of their greed.

We are now told that NAMA cannot touch developers' wives who have had assets transferred to them. Why not? Can I remind our politicians that when applying for a subvention some years ago for my mother who needed long-term nursing home care, the terms of application were: "If you disposed of any assets in the previous five years, their value may also be taken into account. That may include the value of benefit and privilege arising from the transfer."

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