‘DRD minister must deal with Newry flooding’ – Brady

Posted by
info@newrytimes.com
Friday, November 14th, 2014
Community, Politics
Sinn Féin Newry & Armagh MLA Mickey Brady has said regional development minister Danny Kennedy needs to manage his budget better to deal with flooding. Brady made his comments after huge areas throughout Newry & Armagh were affected by flooding over the past 48 hours. The MLA said, “The flooding across many parts of Newry and Armagh has caused serious hardship to people and traffic chaos as driving conditions have become extremely dangerous. “I would urge people to travel only if necessary and those concerned about flooding should call the 24 hour helpline on 0300 2000 100.” On the broader issue of tackling what is now a common problem the Sinn Féinrepresentative said, “Regional Development minister Danny Kennedy needs to manage his department’s budget better to ensure he has the resources to prevent flooding and to deal with it when it does occur. He added, “He has a responsibility to ensure that gullies are cleaned and drains are kept free from leaves.”

Would you like to advertise your business on Newry Times and reach thousands of people every day? Contact the Newry Times office on 028 4062 6520 or email Paul: editor@newrytimes.com

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in