IT jobs welcomed

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed the news that IT firm Allstate is to create up to 60 new jobs in Londonderry and Belfast.

“This is very welcome news from a world-leading company which already provides 400 high quality jobs in Derry.

“It is a day to celebrate a welcome boost for the local economy.

“It also serves to confirm the company are very impressed with the calibre and performance of their workforce here – as well as Northern Ireland’s strong position in the IT-focused services sector.”