15th June 2020

Chambers Ireland welcomes progress on Government Formation


On Monday (15 June) Chambers Ireland welcomed progress in the formation of a new Government and the publication of a Programme for Government.

Chief Executive Ian Talbot said; “The measures included in the new Programme will need to be assessed in greater detail but the focus on town centres, balanced regional development and infrastructure, particularly public transport and housing, is welcome.

These issues were the main priorities of our member chambers in the run up to the February election and continue to be our focus as we plan for the post Covid-19 recovery.

With the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and the increasingly likely prospect of a hard Brexit at the end of this year, it has never been more necessary that we have a Government in place with the ability to legislate and make critical decisions.

We look forward to a successful outcome of the approval processes now commenced.”



To access the Cross-Sector Open Letter from Chambers Ireland, our Chamber Network, town planners, architects, community leaders & further organisations calling for a National Taskforce to revive our Town Centres in a new post-pandemic world, click here:

To access the Chambers Ireland ‘Places Matter’ General Election 2020 Manifesto, click here:

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