Senator Neale Richmond

Seanad Spokesperson on European Affairs

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New figures dispel myth that drop in unemployment rate solely down to emigration – Richmond

Fine Gael Dublin Rathdown Senator, Neale Richmond, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the release of new CSO figures showing that net migration amounted to 3,100 in 2016, representing a return to net inward migration for the first time since 2009. Senator Richmond said that this dispels the myth that the drop in the unemployment rate is solely down to emigration.

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