Video: Pearse Doherty says government should not allow ‘heartless reposessions’

Sinn Féin's demanding an independent agency be established to decide on home repossessions.

It follows reports that the coalition is going to close a legal loophole that prevents banks foreclosing on homes.

The move will form part of plans to deal with mounting mortgage distress.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty says banks should not be allowed decide if they should take someone's home off them: