Government under fire over mortgage payment breaks



The Government is facing further criticism over whats been described as a failure to secure Covid-19 payment break extensions for mortgage holders and SMEs.

In December, the European Banking Authority reactivated its payment break guidelines to provide support relief for borrowers.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty earlier this month contacted the Tanaiste, the Finance Minister and the CEOs of the five retail banks requesting an extension.

Deputy Doherty says the Government's decision is having a serious knock on effect: