Concern over government failure to address insurance costs

Constant ‘heel dragging’ unacceptable.

Sligo News File.

The constant heel-dragging by Fine Gael on insurance costs is unacceptable, says Sligo TD Eamon Scanlon.

Eamon Scanlon TD

He said: “Businesses in the North West are already dealing with high costs – and the uncertainty with Brexit is heaping even more pressure on them.

“The high cost of insurance has been flagged for years, yet the government is continuing to delay bringing in measures to tackle it. This could cost jobs and livelihoods.

“I am calling on Ministers Donohoe and D’arcy to stop slowing down the process and implement the recommendations as a matter of priority,” he added