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Roy Raises East Antrim Industrial Development Need at Stormont

Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has warned the Stormont Executive not to again become complacent about job creation in East Antrim in the wake of the FG Wilson redundancy announcement.  He was commenting after receiving answered to questions he has posed in the Assembly on industrial land availability and visits from potential inward investors. During question time at Stormont, Mr Beggs asked the Enterprize minister Arlene Foster, “Will she accept that, if additional industrial development sites were developed, there would be an increased likelihood of some of the new jobs that are expected to come into Northern Ireland within the next number of months locating in Larne and that fresh opportunities would be developed for the subcontractors and the existing service sector that have suffered?” In response the Minister said “East Antrim is quite well catered for in industrial land when you look at the figures for it in comparison … Continue reading

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