first_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleNorthwest MEP calls for EU youth jobs scheme to be rolled out in IrelandNext articleGardai given permission to destroy paedophile Ferry’s gun News Highland Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pat The Cope Gallagher MEP and Commissioner Siim Kallas in StrasbourgThe EU Transport Commissioner is examining the planned introduction of a tax on hauliers from the Republic transitting through Northern Ireland.The investigation follows a meeting on Strasbourg last night between Commissioner Siim Kallas, who is also Vice President of the Commission, and North West MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher.Mr Gallagher says he briefed he commissioner on the particular impact this 10 pounds tax will have truckers from the border counties, and particularly from Donegal.Speaking to Highland Radio News from Strasbourg this morning, Mr Gallagher said the commissioner’s department is now seeking to establish whether the European Commission can intervene……….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/copetruckerseu.mp3[/podcast] News Pinterest Facebook Twitter Facebookcenter_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterest WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter EU Transport Commissioner briefed on potential impact of UK HGV Tax on cross border truckers By News Highland – February 26, 2014 Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic last_img read more