Ritchie seeks protection for tourism trade against Brexit

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Margaret RitchieSDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has questioned the British Brexit Minister in the House of Commons on protections for the North’s tourism industry. She said, “Throughout recession and economic downturn, the tourism industry in south Down and across Northern Ireland has found innovative ways of surviving and thriving.
  “The threat posed by Brexit, however, and particularly the return of a hard border, would critically impair those businesses which have added significant value to our economy and communities across the North.
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25th March 2017“The disincentive impact that customs checks or border controls would have on those travelling North to experience our first class tourism product cannot be underestimated.
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25th March 2017 Box AdvertShe added, “I am continuing to pursue robust protection for our local tourism industry in the face of Brexit.”
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