Doubt cast on Government claim that PTSB 'hole' won't cost the taxpayer
- Doubt cast on Government claim that PTSB 'hole' won't cost the taxpayer. Alison O'Riordan // Mail on Sunday;10/26/2014, p2
GOVERNMENT claims that the plugging of a capital hole in troubled Permanent TSB's balance sheets will be cost-neutral to the taxpayer have been called into question.
- PTSB loans for homes up 80pc. // Daily Mail;5/22/2014, p18
TAXPAYER-owned bank PTSB has increased its share of the mortgage market eight-fold, it said yesterday.
- Now the majority of councils say they plan to concrete over the green belt. Ben Spencer // Daily Mail;12/19/2013, p2
MORE than half of councils are planning to build on green belt land, casting doubt on Government claims that protected areas would only be developed in 'exceptional circumstances'.
- A MISH-MASH OF HOLLOW VOWS AND HALF-TRUTHS. // Daily Mail;2/12/2014, p4
WHEN Alex Salmond and his Team Yes acolytes unveiled their blueprint to dismantle the United Kingdom, the hefty White Paper made the route to independence seem like a well-researched walk in the park with a good map and compass. In reality, it is a pothole-ridden stumble through the dark, with...
- ... and Merlot may not help your heart. // Daily Mail;1/8/2016, p8
THE new guidelines cast doubt on claims that red wine protects the heart.
- Anti-lock brakes may be overrated, study says. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Apr94, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p64
Discusses a report by the Highway Loss Data Institute casting doubt on the effectivity of anti-lock brakes in reducing cost and frequency of vehicle damage claims from automotive crashes. Effect on stopping ability in wet or slippery roads.
- New national health-insurance plan. Finegan, J. // Inc.;Jul87, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p29
Senator Ted Kennedy has a new national health-insurance plan that he claims won't cost the taxpayers a dime and will give generous new levels of coverage to many with only bare-bones insurance. A look at the flap that these mandated employee health benefits are causing.
- A lesson for bankers. // Daily Mail;9/ 6/2013, p14
YESTERDAY, in front of a DÃ¡il committee, we witnessed the most extraordinary of spectacles: a bailed-out banker behaving properly. PTSB boss Jeremy Masding clearly understands that he owes his bank's very existence to the taxpayer.
- MERGER MYTHS: A FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF SCALE ECONOMIES IN NEW SOUTH WALES LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Fahey, Glenn; Drew, Joseph; Dollery, Brian // Public Finance & Management;2016, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p362
Structural reform through municipal mergers is ubiquitous across the developed world and Australian local government is no exception. Advocates of council consolidation, including the New South Wales (NSW) Government in its current amalgamation program, frequently contend that larger local...