West Tyrone MLA slams decision to move Agriculture offices to Ballykelly

A West Tyrone MLA is questioning the decision to transfer Department of Agriculture offices from Belfast to Ballykelly in County Derry.

Joe Byrne, the Vice Chair of the Stormont Agricultural Committee says no criteria have been outlined for the decision.

The SDLP representitive says towns such as Omagh and Strabane should have been given an opportunity to tender for the move, and he now wants a report on how the decision was taken.

Joe Byrne says he's long been a supporter of decentralisation, but the process must be transparent......