45 new social houses to be built in Strabane

socialhousingThe allocation of 45 new social houses in Strabane has been described as nothing more than a 'token gesture'.

SDLP West Tyrone Westminster candidate Daniel McCrossan says while the announcement is encouraging, it falls well short of what is needed.

Earlier this week he had called for 300 new builds in Strabane and 200 in Omagh.

Mr Crossan is calling on the housing minister to come to West Tyrone to see the situation for himself: