Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Councillor for Shantallow, Angela Dobbins welcomes the news that Shantallow Post Office at Northside Village Centre is to be modernised.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Employment and Learning Spokesperson Pat Ramsey has urged prospective students and their parents to carefully review any university and course choices to ensure they will be eligible for student finance, as not all third level institutions attract the same levels of public funding support.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Education spokesperson Sean Rogers has spoken of the importance of supporting rural schools and recognising their vital contribution to local communities.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Finance Spokesperson Dominic Bradley has called for a public debate on the fight against fuel fraud and said all options, including ending the rebate system based on markers in fuel and replacing it with a simple, cost-free reclaim system, need to be on the table.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP MP for Foyle Mark Durkan has welcomed an announcement by Allstate, the American insurance company that 650 jobs will be created in Derry, Strabane and Belfast over the next three years.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Health Spokesperson Conall McDevitt said reports that the number of people suffering from dementia is set to double in the next 20 years to some 40,000 is a stark warning to the public and government, that we need to be prepared.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP West Tyrone MLA Joe Byrne has congratulated Linden Foods in Dungannon on the news that they have created nearly 180 new jobs.
Tuesday 14th May 2013 SDLP Economy Spokesperson and Chairman of the Enterprise Trade and Investment Committee at Stormont, Patsy McGlone has requested a meeting with the Minister for Regional Development over the suspension of road works in Northern Ireland during the G8 summit.
Monday 13th May 2013 SDLP spokesperson on the work of OFMdFM, Colum Eastwood, said he is disappointed that Sinn Fein and the DUP united to vote against the SDLP motion calling on OFMdFM to set individual child poverty targets for the North.
Monday 13th May 2013 The cancellation of the Executive meeting at Stormont on Thursday 9 May has caused further delays to the farm-aid scheme, set up for farmers affected by the recent snow blizzards.