Concern as Derry remains north’s bankruptcy blackspot

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More people in Derry have been declared bankrupt over the last nine months than in any other part of the north.

SDLP MLA Colum Eastwood said the latest bankruptcy figures - coupled with the city’s status as the north’s child poverty and unemployment blackspots - reflect the city’s “economic crisis.”

“Derry has for far too long been the forgotten city in terms of inward investment, support for the growth of indigenous companies and investment in infrastructure and in education.


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