10k DCC invoices paid late

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During the past financial year Derry City Council paid almost 10,000 invoices outside its standard term of 30 days.

The total number of invoices paid later than 30 days last year was 9,338. In 2013/14, 26,241 invoices in total were paid. The number paid within 10 days was 9,060; whilst the number paid within 30 days was 16,903.

Derry City Council takes guidance from the Local Government Policy Division at the Department of Environment (DoE) in relation to its prompt payment policy.