Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Leader and South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has described the impact of the Loughinisland atrocity on the local community and has called for the Police Ombudsman to resign following the findings in his report into the massacre.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has lent his support to a cross-party campaign at Westminster calling for fee-charging debt management companies to face greater regulation after it was revealed that many are flouting rules meant to protect consumers.
Monday 27th June 2011 Speaking in the Assembly on a ‘Matter of the Day’ debate on the Kingsmills Massacre, SDLP Newry and Armagh MLA Dominic Bradley said:
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has joined the All-Party Parliamentary Osteoporosis Group at Westminster’s launch of their Nutrition Inquiry which has investigated the links between good nutrition, healthy bones and osteoporosis – a common disease which affects 72,000 people in Northern Ireland.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Finance Spokesperson Dominic Bradley MLA said the party’s criticisms of the budget process have at all times aimed at making specific positive improvements to boost the economy and protect the vulnerable.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Employment and Learning spokesperson Pat Ramsey has said the Minister must ensure that participation rates in our higher education system are maintained amid proposals to increase tuition fees.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA has urged government to stage a greater awareness campaign on the early detection of ovarian cancer.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP Deputy Leader and Mid Ulster MLA has called on the DUP’s Ian McCrea to withdraw the comment he made about the Derry and Tyrone GAA teams on Twitter.
Monday 27th June 2011 SDLP South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has welcomed the Deputy First Minister’s confirmation that the Executive will receive the Taskforce Report into a potential inquiry into historic institutional abuse in Northern Ireland before the summer recess.
Tuesday 28th June 2011 SDLP Dunmurry Cllr Brian Heading has condemned those responsible for the shooting of a man in the Glenbawn Link area of Dunmurry.