Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Maeve McLaughlin has called on Derry City and Strabane Council to submit a planning application for the Factory Girls sculpture.
The Foyle MLA said “It’s hard to believe that this process is over 10 years old. There have been sufficient discussion and obstacles that in my view have been overcome.
I find it unacceptable that this process to remember the role that Derry women played in our city has taken this time. It’s dragged on for far too long so we need to move this to the next stage.
Let’s make 2016 the year when we see this legacy to an important piece of our citys history clearly marked in front of the Guildhall.