New Northern Secretary makes first official visit to Derry

first_imgNew Northern Secretary Julian Smith was in Derry today for his first official engagements following a series of talks with the political parties at Stormont.Mr Smith met with the Deputy Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Councillor Cara Hunter, and Council Chief Executive John Kelpie at the Guildhall to discuss a range of strategic issues affecting the future of the North West City Region.He was briefed on the ongoing campaign for a Medical School at Magee, concerns around the potential impacts of Brexit, the need for the restoration of the NI Assembly and the recently announced City Deal.Meanwhile, Sinn  Fein politicians joined rights protesters who picketed the Guildhall during the meeting.The protestors represented Irish language, LGBT, womens and victims groups. WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Previous articleEvening News, Sport and Obituary Notices on Friday July 26thNext article“New PM must row back on backstop comments” – Taoiseach News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Facebook Google+ Twitter Google+center_img By News Highland – July 26, 2019 WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest New Northern Secretary makes first official visit to Derry Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Homepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more