Humphreys wants ‘positive discrimination’ for rural areas
Plan includes calls for businesses to locate operations outside urban centres
Minister for Arts and Rural Affairs Heather Humphreys is to ask her government colleagues to “rural-proof” their policy decisions in an effort to boost economic development in the regions.
Humphreys wants ministers to come up with clear plans to positively discriminate towards rural Ireland, including imploring businesses to locate their operations outside urban centres.
“They have to rural-proof their policy decisions, and I would go further and ask them to positively discriminate towards...
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