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Northern Ireland health bosses don’t know nationalities of their staff

The Department of Health does not know how many overseas staff work in Northern Ireland’s NHS. The News Letter can reveal that whilst the English NHS has detailed data on the national backgrounds of virtually all its workers, with just six months to go until Brexit, the Province’s health authorities not been able to provide any such figures. The Department of Health said it didn’t hold information on the number of non-UK staff it employed The UK’s exit from the EU will spell the end of automatic free movement of EU workers into the UK and may herald a tightening of immigration restrictions more generally – something some people have worried could affect a stretched NHS which relies in part on foreign-born personnel. UUP health spokesman Roy Beggs said any failure to monitor staff details and trends properly would be “negligent”, “incredible”, and “shocking”. The News Letter had asked the … Continue reading

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IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Carrick Times archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive. More every week in the Carrick Times. If you have any old photographs that you would like to share with our readers, we would love to hear from you. Do you have photographs from school? Maybe a sports team you played on? Or a special event that was a special memory? We would love to see them. Send any old photographs, together with any details you have about the photo, to copydesk.ni@jpress.co.uk and we will use as many as we can in the paper. Barry Cummins, Brian Gorman, Pauline Gorman and Vera Cummins who played in the recent tournament at Whitehead. 1991 Former NI international goalkeeper Jim Platt presents a �200 sports goods voucher to Valerie Hamilton , the winner of the draw at Village Sports, Carrickfergus. Included are proprietor Harry McConkey … Continue reading

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Beggs welcomes £14m Schrader investment

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has welcomed an announcement that Schrader Electronics is investing £14m in research and development. In a statement, Mr. Beggs said: “It is welcome news that Schrader Electronics, which has factories in both Carrickfergus and Antrim, is investing more than £14m in research and development, with the support of Invest Northern Ireland and the European Development Fund. “This funding for six research and development projects should help Schrader Electronics stay ahead of the competition and should provide greater longer term job security for the local workforce.” 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.newtownabbeytoday.co.uk/news/business/beggs-welcomes-14m-schrader-investment-1-8661711

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Beggs welcomes £14m Schrader investment – Carrick Times

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has welcomed an announcement that Schrader Electronics is investing £14m in research and development. In a statement, Mr. Beggs said: “It is welcome news that Schrader Electronics, which has factories in both Carrickfergus and Antrim, is investing more than £14m in research and development, with the support of Invest Northern Ireland and the European Development Fund. “This funding for six research and development projects should help Schrader Electronics stay ahead of the competition and should provide greater longer term job security for the local workforce.” 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.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/news/business/beggs-welcomes-14m-schrader-investment-1-8661711

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Beggs welcomes £14m Schrader investment

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has welcomed an announcement that Schrader Electronics is investing £14m in research and development. In a statement, Mr. Beggs said: “It is welcome news that Schrader Electronics, which has factories in both Carrickfergus and Antrim, is investing more than £14m in research and development, with the support of Invest Northern Ireland and the European Development Fund. “This funding for six research and development projects should help Schrader Electronics stay ahead of the competition and should provide greater longer term job security for the local workforce.” 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.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/news/business/beggs-welcomes-14m-schrader-investment-1-8661711

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