Strabane SDLP Cllr says 40 civil service jobs for Strabane a “token gesture”

first_img WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Previous articleStormont Executive being urged to redistribute A5 moneyNext articleCouncillor warns of uncertain times ahead as DCC income drops for first time in 10 years News Highland By News Highland – May 8, 2013 WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Google+ Strabane SDLP Cllr says 40 civil service jobs for Strabane a “token gesture”center_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Michaela Boyle MLA and MInister Michelle O’NeillA Strabane SDLP Cllr has said that the decentralisation of 40 jobs to Strabane is nothing more than a “token gesture”.It was announced yesterday that 40 civil service jobs would be relocated to Strabane within the next 18 months.Strabane Cllr Patsy Kelly says while he welcomes the 40 jobs, he feels it is merely a move to soften the blow of of missing out on 800 civil service jobs to Ballykelly:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/pat10.mp3[/podcast]But West Tyrone MLA Michaela Boyle is insisting the move is not to make up for the loss of the civil service jobs to Ballykelly.Michaela Boyle says it’s the first decentralisation project announced for Strabane, and it should be welcomed……[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/mboyl1pm1.mp3[/podcast] Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter News Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more