McCallion discusses City Deal progress with British secretary of state

Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion met with British government Secretary of State Karen Bradley to discuss progress on securing a city deal for Derry. 

The Foyle MP said: 

“I met with the British government’s Secretary of State, Karen Bradley, at Westminster to discuss a range of issues including a city deal for Derry and the north west. 

“At the meeting she indicated that progress is being made and they are keen to avoid any undue delays. 

“She also said her officials were continuing discussions with the civil service in the north to advance a city deal for Derry. 

“I will continue to engage with Karen Bradley and all stakeholders to ensure we secure a city deal for Derry as part of the inclusive growth deal for the city and the wider north west.” Ends/Críoc