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‘Brexit will hamper jobs and investment’ – Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has said that an EU exit will have a detrimental impact on efforts to attract jobs and investment to the north.

euSpeaking to Newry Times, Murphy said, “It is concerning that a US investment conference which was planned for Belfast and Derry in October has been cancelled as a result of the EU referendum.

“Executive ministers travel the world attracting investment and jobs to the north and they have been successful in marketing the north as a gateway to Europe.

“It simply does not make sense to close that door,” he insisted.

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July 2016Murphy added, “There is no doubt that being dragged out of the EU by Britain will hamper efforts to attract much-needed jobs and investment.”

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