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DUP: Brexit talks extension should lead to tariff-free deal

The extension of post-Brexit trade talks should lead to a tariff and quota-free deal, unionists in Northern Ireland said. The movement of goods from Great Britain to the country should take place with a minimum of checks, the DUP’s Lord Nigel Dodds declared. The North Belfast-based peer added: “The DUP has always believed that barriers and tariffs between North/South or East/West were neither necessary nor sensible. “If we find ourselves in a no-deal outcome between the UK and EU, as far as Northern Ireland is concerned then Northern Ireland-EU trade will continue. We must ensure that Great Britain to Northern Ireland trade is tariff-free and with the minimum checksLord Nigel Dodds, DUP “Trade between Northern Ireland to Great Britain will be unfettered, with no extra paperwork. “We must ensure that Great Britain to Northern Ireland trade is tariff-free and with the minimum checks.” DUP Westminster leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson previously … Continue reading

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‘Much needed’ Larne resurfacing scheme welcomed

Earlier this week the Times reported that the programme of works for Waterfall Road, Larne is due to commence on Monday, February 1. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.larnetimes.co.uk/news/transport/much-needed-larne-resurfacing-scheme-welcomed-3108083

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Beggs welcomes £286k resurfacing of Waterfall Road, Larne

Beggs welcomes £286k resurfacing of Waterfall Road, Larne A £286,000 resurfacing scheme for Waterfall Road, Larne is due to commence on Monday 1 February 2021. Roy Beggs MLA said “I welcome news that £286k is to be invested in the Waterfall Road, Larne through a much needed resurfacing scheme. I have been in repeated contact with DfI Roads for years to flag up some substantial potholes on this road which required regular repair so a resurfacing scheme is warranted and will be welcomed by local residents. Please note that local diversions will be in place, as outlined below.” The 2.4km scheme extends from Carrickfergus Road to Tureagh Road and is expected to be completed by Friday 5 March 2021. To facilitate the works, it will be necessary to introduce a full weekday road closure on Waterfall Road (Monday-Friday) between the hours of 7.00am and 6:00pm from Monday 1 February 2021 … Continue reading

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Terumo job losses ‘worrying’ for Larne’s manufacturing sector

In a statement to this newspaper, Terumo said it was reducing the “full-time associate” head count by 42, taking effect from mid-February through to the end of March and was “committed to ensuring that impacted employees receive the appropriate assistance in accordance with local laws”. Parliamentary reports show first speaker only – follow this lnk for the full transcription. Articles may come from parliamentary reports, various public news feeds and Google News Search. Content is republished here for context. Copyright is respected and remains with the original author at all times. Original Article:https://www.newsletter.co.uk/business/terumo-job-losses-worrying-larnes-manufacturing-sector-3106934

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Beggs comments on Terumo job losses

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has reacted to news that Terumo, a Larne based company have this morning announced job losses: Roy Beggs MLA said “This mornings news that 42 jobs are to go from Terumo in Larne is concerning, especially following on from the announcement late last year in the town that 700 jobs will also be lost at Caterpillar. This will be a worrying time for staff and their families. I would urge the company to support their staff and ensure that appropriate financial packages are provided for any staff member made redundant.” Ends

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