Calls for welfare payments to remain in place until Christmas

first_img Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Google+ Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – May 7, 2020 Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img Previous articleOvernight pipe burst leaves Clonmany homes without waterNext articleNo Athletics until after August 1st News Highland AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter There are calls for Covid-19 welfare payments to remain in place until at least Christmas time. Sinn Féin says the payments will still be needed in December by up to a quarter of a million people who have been impacted by the coronavirus.It comes as the Finance Minister indicated that the schemes cannot continue indefinitely.Sinn Fein’s finance spokesperson and Donegal TD Pearse Doherty, says ceasing the payments too soon is unacceptable:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/11doherty-virus-lead-clip-kor.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Calls for welfare payments to remain in place until Christmas Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more