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Seenoi-Barr welcomes council’s backing for Protocol

SDLP Foyleside Councillor Lilian Seenoi-Barr

SDLP councillor Lilian Seenoi-Barr has welcomed council’s recognition of the significance of the Protocol for individuals in Derry and Strabane.

Councillor Seenoi-Barr introduced a movement earlier than council on Thursday calling on council to sentence the UK authorities’s try to interrupt worldwide legislation with their new laws on the Protocol.

The movement additionally highlighted the financial advantages of the Protocol and referred to as on the federal government to have interaction with the EU to hunt options across the subject.

Mentioned Cllr Seenoi-Barr: “Given the significance of the Protocol in supporting our native economic system, defending jobs and offering alternatives for development in years to come back I’m glad {that a} majority of councillors in Derry and Strabane have adopted our MPs and MLAs in exhibiting their help for the Protocol.

“The UK authorities’s try and destroy the Protocol can’t be allowed to proceed in opposition to the needs of individuals right here, the affect can be catastrophic.

“Companies have been clear that they need to retain the advantages of the Protocol and senior politicians have warned concerning the injury this laws will trigger and it’s time Boris Johnson and his authorities get up and hear.

“We now have at all times acknowledged that plenty of points stay across the Protocol, however the options to that won’t be discovered by flagrantly breaching worldwide legislation.

“We have to see the UK authorities get again across the negotiating desk with the EU in a constructive method and clear up these points in order that we are able to proceed to get pleasure from the advantages the Protocol brings and transfer ahead as a society.”

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Seenoi-Barr welcomes council’s backing for Protocol was final modified: July 1st, 2022 by cassoscoop