NAMA accused of attempting to brief PAC members on Project Eagle

NAMA accused of attempting to brief PAC members on Project Eagle

NAMA has been accused of trying to brief members of the Public Accounts Committee about Project Eagle.

It has emerged that NAMA contacted the chairman and vice-chairman of the PAC the week before the release of a damning report by the C&AG.

NAMA chairman Frank Daly said the contact was only to discuss 'logistics'.

But chairman Sean Fleming says they should have contacted the secretary, and vice-chairman Alan Kelly thinks there was more to it.

"I was one of the people who got a phone call and I actually don't believe it was anything to do with logistics - just let me put that on the record - I believe it was a form of a briefing.

"Now to this day I believe, by the looks of things, it was selective briefing - so I would like you to reply because you're going to be here a number of times I suspect in the coming months."

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