Harkin says Troika policies damaged Ireland

Marian Harkin

The impact of policies imposed by the IMF, ECB and European Commission - the Troika - on four bailout countries has been heavily criticised in two European Parliament reports.

The reports followed a four month inquiry by two European Parliament committees.

They looked at how Troika policies impacted on Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Cyprus.

Northwest MEP Marian Harkin says the Troika measures significantly impacted on people in each of the bailout countries including Ireland....