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Coronavirus: Get your act together on support cash, hospitality sector tells Executive

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The hospitality sector will reopen on a graduated basis. Credit: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

The hospitality sector will reopen on a graduated basis. Credit: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Plea: Simon Hamilton says ministers must do better to get financial support to the hospitality sector urgently

Plea: Simon Hamilton says ministers must do better to get financial support to the hospitality sector urgently

The hospitality sector will reopen on a graduated basis. Credit: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Hospitality leaders are calling on the Executive to pay up, and quickly, after it slapped an extension onto the closure of bars, restaurants and hotels for at least another week.

Leaders in the trade reacted angrily to the announcement that the sector will reopen on a graduated basis, with unlicensed premises such as cafes opening next Friday, November 20, and the remainder on November 27.

The move was described as a "huge disappointment".


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