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Written Answers. - An Post Savings Accounts.

Tuesday, 3 December 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 4

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 199. Mr. N. O'Keeffe Information on Ned O'Keeffe Zoom on Ned O'Keeffe  asked the Minister for Finance Information on Charlie McCreevy Zoom on Charlie McCreevy  if he will recommend to An Post that a direct debit facility be made available for elderly people who are making investments and savings through their An Post savings account; and if his attention has been drawn to the fact that other financial institutions have such direct debits in place. [24424/02]

Minister for Finance (Mr. McCreevy): Information on Charlie McCreevy Zoom on Charlie McCreevy I understand the system used by An Post does not allow for direct debits from other institutions into a post office savings bank account. In 2003 An Post will implement a new computer system for POSB accounts and will examine the feasibility of a direct debit facility in this context. Unfortunately, An Post is unable to make such a facility available in the meantime.


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