Nathan O'regan

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Government Told To Make Use Of Just Transition Fund Approved By EU

€19 billion has been made available for Europe's transition to a low carbon economy.

The government needs to make full use of the EU's Just Transition Fund to support the midlands.

€19 billion has been made available for Europe's transition to a low carbon economy.

€40 billion was originally earmarked - but when covid-19 hit, some member states chose not to contribute to the EU-wide fund.

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands-Northwest, Chris McManus says it's now up to the Irish government to invest that in sustainable employment:

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