Three Sinn Féin members resign over Covid-19 business grants controversy
Three members of Sinn Féin have resigned following the controversy over the £30,000 (€33,000) worth of Covid-19 business grants the party incorrectly received in Northern Ireland.
inn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald said that on Monday and Tuesday, the Sinn Féin leadership established that three party offices incorrectly received money under the Small Business Grant scheme in the north.She said: “Last night I accepted the resignations of the three individuals responsible for these accounts and for not returning the money - Senator Elisha McCallion, the Chair of Upper Bann Comhairle Ceantair and a party official in West Tyrone.
“The failure to immediately return grants erroneously paid into Sinn Féin accounts is a most serious situation. As party leader I wish to acknowledge and apologise for these failures.” Read more: Independent.ie »
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That nice, when people are at their lowest ebb Sinn Fein take advantage . Did you get a few bob out if it yourself mary,a new dress,,a necklace? I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again... thank god 75% of the electorate had sense and didn’t vote for them!! Received in March. That’s a while ago. Didn’t send it back. Didn’t need to spend it. Not a worry in the world.
Just cannot not stop stealing money. The mouth Doherty has gone quiet. The band of thieves caught again. A serious issue re public funds was raised, an investigation carried out, monies repaid in full & the people who should have resolved it before it became an issue were resigned. Is that not what's supposed to happen when issues are raised? Oh, thats not what FFFG do? Yeaaaaah....
davidcullinane MaryLouMcDonald Scam Fein it does not surprise… the little man Cullinane would be roaring down the radio if it any other party 🤡 'Glasshouses' and 'Stones' come to mind 😲 Did they not have the 2.3million from the man that left all his wealth to them, plus Mary lou left a health meeting with Tony holuhan and Paul Ried two week a go after an hour. All of a sudden all we see is David cullinane and louise o'rielly, Mary's gone quiet like a little lamb
😂😂😂😂 Mary lou is very quiet all of a sudden 'Sinn Fein forces 3 members to resign... ' Very decisive action. Mé Féiners, more like. Sinn Fein is an orginasation bourne out of criminality, illegality and cronyism. The fact this happened cant be a surprise to anyone. There whole ethos is built on lies and corruption.
Not surprising as most sinn fein idiots can't count Were 'resigned' more like. A few sacrificial underlings ought to put out this fire eh?
Northern Ireland Covid-19 relief funds paid to accounts of three Sinn Féin officesNorthern Ireland Covid-19 relief funds paid to accounts of three Sinn Féin offices
Sinn Féin returns 'unsolicited' Covid relief paymentsA £10,000 payment was sent to any firm in receipt of small business rates relief in Northern Ireland. Sinn Féin said the unsolicited money - paid automatically to three of its offices - has since been paid back. End of story. A non-story The farce of SF continues
Sinn Féin claims plan for Land Development Agency has 'fundamental problems'Key concerns flagged in 2019 scheme remain, says Eoin Ó Broin I'd say FF FG and the Greens have much more fundamental problems at the moment. And nobody better at finding 'fundamental problems' , solving them no.
Sinn Féin: Half of students unhappy about paying rent while courses onlineMany students and families have taken on debt to afford student accommodation and say feel they were misled into securing accommodation.
‘When was the money returned?’ – Sinn Féin refusing to answer questions about £30,000 grant party was given in errorSinn Féin is refusing to answers questions about the £30,000 (€33,000) worth of Covid-19 business grants the party incorrectly received in Northern Ireland. Jesus wept. If this was any other party, would they not be the first ones giving out demanding the party leader makes a statement🤔 but but but whatabout the blue shirts fianna fail and the bankers🙄
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