Sinn Féin - On Your Side

Milne welcomes £80m funding for Desertcreat training college

17 December, 2015 - by Ian Milne

Sinn Féin MLA Ian Milne has welcomed an almost £80 million funding package for an emergency service training college at Desertcreat. 

The Mid Ulster MLA said; 

"The £79.4 million funding boost in today's Executive budget for the Desertcreat training college project is welcome news for the Mid Ulster area. 

"This project will see the creation of a training college for the Fire and Rescue Service and today's funding announcement is a positive step forward. 

"Not only will this college at Desertcreat improve training for the Fire and Rescue Service but it will also provide a welcome boost to the local economy and construction sector."

Connect with Sinn Féin