Parliamentary hearings on public bank CGD postponed

  • Lusa
  • 8 March 2019

The Parliamentary inquiry commission has requested for more time to look into EY's audit to the public bank, CGD, before the first hearings. They need "time to carefully study 30 files of documents".

The Portuguese Parliamentary Inquiry Commission into Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) has postponed the first hearings, its chair told Lusa on Friday.

We need time to carefully study 30 files of documents” regarding the public bank management, Luís Leite Ramos from Social Democratic Party (PSD) explained.

The first hearings have been rescheduled for next week: on 12 March MPs will question the financial services company EY, on 13 March the central bank’s governor Carlos Costa and on 14 March his predecessor Vítor Constâncio.

According to the commission’s chair, they will try to schedule “at least two more hearings” for the following week.