ISME Note to Tánaiste re Management of the Recovery Phase Jan 21
As vaccine rollout has commenced, I wish to raise a number of considerations for your Department, as we hopefully enter a recovery phase for the economy and society post Covid-19. While we remain in a serious situation with current infection numbers, the end of the pandemic is within sight, and we need to be prepared when we eventually get there.
- The provision of rapid antigen testing both for inbound passengers to Ireland, and in work settings.
- The revised EWSS Guidelines published in December which are excessively burdensome, bureaucratic, impractical and unfair.
- The CRSS Guidelines published this week which we believe to be unfairly restrictive.
- The urgent need to prioritise legislation for an affordable examinership regime in Q1.
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