Motion: Thank you payment to NHS staff

Reconvened Council - 14th January 2021

"This Council recognises the importance of our National Health Service and the heroic contribution of our health and social care workers, and care home workers, throughout the pandemic; expresses our thanks for their commitment to and care for our community and will write to the Health Minister Robin Swann MLA and the Finance Minister Connor Murphy MLA, asking them to work together to administer a "thank you" payment of at least £500 as a practical demonstration of our gratitude."

Proposed by: Councillor Erskine, Seconded by Councillor Buchanan, Supported by Councillors Elliott, Robinson and Thompson