Fruit business Keelings lobbied minister over migrant workers

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
20th May, 2018
David Keeling

David Keeling of Dublin fruit farm company Keelings lobbied the enterprise minister Heather Humphreys to loosen the restrictions on work permits for farm workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

The meeting between Keeling and Humphreys took place earlier this year at an event hosted by food producer Monaghan Mushrooms, according to a filing to the lobbying register.

A spokesperson for Keelings said the lobbying related to a proposed pilot scheme – announced last...

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