ISME CEO writes to An Taoiseach
On November 2nd 2020 ISME wrote to An Taoiseach on behalf of ISME members throughout the country, to express our grave concern at the recent turn of events, resulting in the latest national ‘lockdown’ as Covid-19 numbers rise; and requesting that you use your position in Government to ensure a better response to the pandemic than has been the case to date.
There are more effective, evidence-based, successful ways to respond to Covid-19 than an arbitrary national lockdown.
Because it was important to afford the public health effort time to respond to the pandemic, ISME has been very reluctant to engage in criticism. However, it is no longer a sustainable position for us to remain silent. We set our some of our concerns in the letter below: