Govt must escalate Brexit awareness campaigns

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Robert Troy, has called on Minister Humphreys to urgently address the long processing delays for work permit applications.

Deputy Troy said the Minister has a responsibility to address the issue as processing times have hit a 14-week delay and will have a negative effect on small business growth.

He explained, “It’s very concerning that work permit processing times have now reached 14 weeks for standard applications.

“I have been contacted by many businesses, in particular those in the catering and hospitality sectors, who...

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Meeting with British MPs highlights importance of trade

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Robert Troy TD, has met with British MPs Sir Henry Bellingham and Chris Grayling, to discuss trade links between Ireland and the UK in the context of Brexit.

Deputy Troy and Wexford TD, James Browne also discussed the ownership of Rosslare Europort, which has been a cause of concern for some time. Rosslare Europort was established under the Rosslare Fishguard Harbours Company in 1898 by UK statutory instrument and as such only the UK can amend that.

Deputy Troy explained, “We had very...

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