« BackMcCreevy denies he was reckless with public finances

Charlie McCreevy has denied that he was reckless with the public finances – or that he should have spent more.
The former Finance Minister says his record in office has been misrepresented – and he stands by it.
The former Fianna Fáíl TD is giving evidence at the Banking Inquiry this afternoon.
And he began his evidence with a vigorous defence of his record running the country’s finances: