No plans to re-open Pandemic Unemployment Payment

 

The Social Protection Minister says there are no plans to re-open the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Heather Humphreys says the number of people on the live register has actually fallen in the last week.

That's despite the hospitality sector reporting a big drop off in business since the midnight curfew was introduced.

Minister Heather Humphreys says that isn't translating to job losses at the moment: