Sinn Fein calling for Covid-19 payment to be extended

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Sinn Fein calling for Covid-19 payment to be extended Pinterest Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – May 16, 2020 AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleParents urged to monitor children for symptoms of PIMSNext articleDerry City invited to take part in behind closed doors FAI Tournament News Highland Google+ Sinn Féin spokesperson on Finance has said that cutting unemployment supports for those who have lost their jobs would present a massive blow to workers and families who have seen their incomes collapse as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.With more than 600,000 people having lost their jobs, Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has said that the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment must continue to be paid until the end of the year.The benefit of 350 euro a week’s available to those whose income has been affected by Covid-19.It’s in place until June 8th, and there’s been no decision yet on its extension.The Minister for Finance has refused to rule out scrapping or reducing the Payment after June, but Pearse Doherty says it makes no economic sense:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Doherty-virus12pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

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