Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP MLA has pledged that the party will work to ensure incoming welfare reform legislation is both compassionate and meets the needs of Northern Ireland, following a meeting with Westminster Welfare Reform Minister Lord Freud.
Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has called on the Health Minister to overturn the life time ban on gay men donating blood in Northern Ireland.
Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Policing Board member Conall McDevitt has expressed deep concern at the apparent breach of a serving police officer’s security as reported in today’s Irish News.
Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Employment and Learning Spokesperson Pat Ramsey has said there is no confidence in the North West Regional College to deal with the internal employment relations issues it faces, and has again called on the Minister to instigate a full independent investigation into employment practices at the College
Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Derry City Cllr John Boyle has condemned those responsible for robbing a woman in the car park of a retail store in the Buncrana Road area of Derry on Tuesday evening.
Wednesday 8th February 2012 SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP MLA will lead a party deputation to meet Welfare Minister Lord Freud in London today, Wednesday 7 February at 5:30pm, about the changes to our welfare system in Northern Ireland.