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Manufacturing Industries: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 22064, tabled on 27 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what support the Government plans to provide to manufacturers in Northern Ireland whose supply chain is affected by a reduction in imports from China as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

6 March 2020

The UK Government is closely monitoring developments in relation to the potential impacts on the UK, including the Northern Ireland, economy.

The Government is advising businesses to build their resilience by reviewing their business continuity plans, developing an understanding on the potential impacts to their supply chains or other factors critical to their operations, and following the advice for employers available which is available on GOV.uk at: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response