Mairéad McGuinness MEP, who led the campaign for Irish customers of Equitable Life to be included in the UK government compensation scheme.  Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish Equitable Life policyholders who have been waiting 15 years for compensation may face a tax bill on the payout agreed by the UK government.Reven(...)

I recall reading, sometime last year, that a substantial amount was being paid to Irish residents from the British government’s £1.5 billion compensat(...)

British chancellor George Osborne: “We are doing this because it is simply the right thing to do.” Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters

The British government is to extend compensation payments to Irish Equitable Life policyholders who took out pensions prior to(...)