Sinn Féin’s MP for West Belfast Paul Maskey has taken part along with several local groups in a series of engagements with the MEP Martina Anderson on how Europe can deliver at a local level.
Speaking today Mr Maskey said:
“The Sinn Féin MEP visited Springvale Employment & Learning Solutions where she was shown the crucial work undertaken at the complex and met with young people attending the programmes.
Paul Maskey said:
“Martina Anderson has spent a productive day in West Belfast.
“With four MEPs now in Brussels Sinn Féin is intent on delivering for the people throughout Ireland and being a strong voice for the country in the European Parliament.
“After Martina saw at first hand the excellent work being carried out at Springvale she met with representatives of social enterprises throughout West Belfast in what was an informative session.
“These engagements are essential in terms of bringing Europe to local people and explaining how groups and businesses can in Belfast can benefit from greater links and knowledge of how the European parliament can work.”