Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP social development spokesperson Mark H Durkan has said the potential loss of free school meal entitlement for low income families shows that the Executive needs to wake up to the far reaching consequences of the Tory welfare reform bill.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Derry City Councillor John Boyle has asked for public support in identifying three men who mugged a Derry teenager in broad daylight on Tuesday and stole his Blackberry mobile phone.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Councillor Connaire McGreevy was this week selected by Newry and Mourne councillors as the area’s new group leader.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Intergovernmental Relations spokesperson Margaret Ritchie has said the party is seeking to strengthen North-South cooperation on a variety of issues as well as making best use of cross-border bodies.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell has announced that SDLP Assembly members’ Committee roles will be changed from next week.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan is to take the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Vernon Coaker MP on his first tour of Derry tomorrow (Friday 20 April).
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Intergovernmental Affairs spokesperson Margaret Ritchie has told an Oireachtas committee that her party will be backing the Yes campaign on the new EU Treaty when she gave evidence to them today.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has supported the family of Stephen McConomy in their call for a fresh investigation into the death of the 11 year-old boy who was killed by a plastic bullet in Derry in April 1982.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Leader Alasdair McDonnell MP MLA has welcomed the opening of the new Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast, while chair of the Stormont Enterprise committee Alban Maginness has said it will contribute immeasurably to the local economy.
Thursday 19th April 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA has said the Western locality should be given more money to implement the Department of Health’s Sexual Health Strategy.