Committee blocks bid to alter bi-lingual street sign policy

Sinn Féin insists current council rules are discriminatory

Committee blocks bid to alter bi-lingual street sign policy

Bi-lingual street signage in Dunloy

Peter Winter

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COUNCILLORS have rejected a Sinn Féin bid to reform Causeway Coast and Glens' “restrictive and regressive” bi-lingual street sign policy.

A motion, tabled by Benbradagh representative Kathleen McGurk at Tuesday's Environmental Services Committee, was defeated by nine votes to seven.

Though the committee's sole Alliance councillor backed the plan, the decision ultimately went with unionism's in-built majority.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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