Executive backs ‘One Plan’for Derry

The Executive at Stormont gave its support to the ‘One Plan’ for the regeneration of Derry at a meeting yesterday afternoon.

Speaking after the meeting, junior minister Martina Anderson said: “This is a pivotal project for the regeneration of Derry and the pledge by Ministers to explore all available options and funding sources including the EU in their efforts to assist is most welcome. I would hope that imaginative funding opportunities could be identified and piloted in Derry and if proven successful could be rolled out throughout the North.

“The main principles and objectives of the ‘One Plan’ were adopted and where appropriate and subject to appraisal, statutory processes and availability of resources, to attempt to fit them in with current and future expenditure plans and priorities.”