CARTHY GIVEN KEY ROLE IN SINN FÉIN OPPOSITION TEAM

10 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

New Sinn Féin Opposition Spokesperson on Agriculture and the Marine Matt Carthy TD has promised to work with the Government on policies of benefit to the farming community but vigorously challenge those he considers not in the interest of rural Ireland, particularly his constituency of Cavan/Monaghan and the wider Border region. Deputy Carthy said that he would strive to bring constructive and radical proposals that would support family farmers and deliver fair prices, a fair Common Agricultural Policy and fair play.

“New Government Ministers will have to be on their toes and on top of their briefs because they will be matched by a very energetic, very determined Sinn Féin leading the opposition,” said party leader Mary Lou McDonald TD when announcing her frontbench team last week. Deputy McDonald added: “We will hold the Government to account, bring forward…

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