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Executive must bring forward water infrastructure investment across NI

Regional Development committee briefing paper on drainage identifies need for large investment in NI Water infrastructure as previously called for by Unite NI Executive could finance investment through ring-fencing portion of higher council tax receipts December 22nd: Jimmy Kelly, Ireland … Continue reading

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Minister must reverse decision to award Belfast Rapid Transit contract to overseas suppliers

Decision to overlook local suppliers inexcusable at a time when manufacturing faces an unprecedented crisis Public procurement must be used to stimulate demand in the local economy November 27th: Responding to the news that the contract for supply of BRT … Continue reading

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DRD Minister must clarify position on roads inspection regime

Unite understands Transport NI management is considering a move to ‘responsive-only’ inspections on non-priority routes  Moves to ration roads inspections and maintenance will radically undermine road safety  June 23rd: Unite’s Regional Industrial Officer with responsibility for employees at the Transport … Continue reading

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