Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Logistics sector “must be supported during Covid-19”

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Friday, April 10th, 2020
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Sinn Féin MLA and Infrastructure spokesperson Cathal Boylan has stressed the need to ensure the logistics sectors’ ability to successfully operate over the course of Covid-19, in order to keep supply lines of vital goods secure.

Speaking to Newry Times, the Newry and Armagh MLA stated, “The logistics sector has been playing a vital role during the coronavirus outbreak as ferries, HGV’s airports and ports are ensuring that the supply lines of essential goods are secure and shops are adequately stocked for the public.

 

 

“There have been calls within the sector for the British government to provide support at this time.

“I have written to the British Chancellor of the Exchequer to urge the British Government to ensure that the logistics sector receives the support needed so that supply chains of essential goods continues to be secure for the north of Ireland.

 

 

“It is imperative that the logistics sector receives the support needed so that supply chains of essential goods continues to be secure for the duration of this outbreak,” he added.

 

 

 

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