Ferguson disappointed by City Deal news

Alliance Derry and Strabane Councillor Rachael Ferguson has expressed disappointment after it was confirmed a City Deal for the area cannot proceed without devolved Government. The multi-million pound package, originally announced in May, would see the north-west benefit from £105 million in Government funding. However, Derry City and Strabane District Council has now confirmed the […]

McAllister welcomes City Deal news

Alliance North Belfast Councillor Nuala McAllister has welcomed the Secretary of State signing the Heads of Terms for the Belfast City Deal. The move is another major step towards the completion of the first City Deal for Northern Ireland, which would see £350 million of funding. Further funding from the private sector could being the […]

Alliance welcomes city deal money but says Chancellor is ignoring elephant in room

Alliance representatives have welcomed money for a city deal for the Belfast region but added the Chancellor is ignoring the elephant in the room over Brexit. Councillor Peter McReynolds and Stephen Farry MLA were speaking after Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced the Budget. The city deal will mean £350 million of funding, however, it is less […]