Strabane/Derry have highest rate of unemployement

first_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Strabane/Derry have highest rate of unemployement Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Facebook New figures show Strabane has the highest percentage rate of unemployment in Northern Ireland.6.9% of the working age population of the town are claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance. In the Derry City Council area, 6.8% of people are out of work.The figures were published as the Mayor of Derry leads a cross party delegation to Stormont today for discussions with north’s Deputy First Minister, Development Minister and Enterprise Minister.The delegation is seeking economic interventions for the city and the North West region, following a series of job losses in the local economy.Donal kavanagh has this report :[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/donal830.mp3[/podcast] Google+center_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – December 17, 2009 News Previous articleCounty Council wants Islands and mainland to vote on the same dayNext articleCouncillor launches attack on County Manager News Highland Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more