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Beggs welcomes Danny Kennedy’s decision not to introduce bi-lingual road signs

Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has welcomed the decision by Danny Kennedy, Minister for Regional Development, not to introduce bi-lingual traffic sign onto NI Roads. The East Antrim MLA, who previously worked as the production Manager for Simms and Young Ltd, who made many of the signs on the NI Road Network – said: “I welcome the common sense decision of the Ulster Unionist Regional Development Minster, Danny Kennedy, not to introduce bi-lingual signs onto NI roads.” “14 years ago I managed the manufacture of aluminium roads signs using highly reflective specialised 3M HI material. At that time the signs were costing £100 per square metre. Doubling the amount of text on a road sign would almost double the size of the sign itself and more than doubling the cost of the supporting structure. This week the Quarry Products Association reminded us all that last year’s 4 year NI Budget … Continue reading

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