Ratepayers could foot the bill of 6.4 million for restoration of Derry’s Queen’s Quay

Cllr Patsy Kelly
Cllr Patsy Kelly

Calls have been made to challenge the Department of Regional Development following the news that ratepayers could foot the bill of  ₤6.4 million pounds for the restoration of Derry's Queen's Quay.

Due to the formation of the new Derry and Strabane Super Council, ratepayers from both areas are being expected to pay for maintenance and upkeep that may not necessarily be in their own townland.

SDLP Cllr Patsy Kelly says the DRD are handing over things that are not fit for purpose and is asking the council to challenge them on the matter: