Friday 30th July 2010 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has attended today’s meeting between the Western Health Trust and the families of patients at Lakeview Hospital in Derry, where paedophile brothers James and Owen-Roe McDermott are being treated.
Friday 30th July 2010 SDLP Leader and South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has said the British Government’s consultation document on benefit reform must not target vulnerable people in search of a quick fix.
Sunday 1st August 2010 SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has discovered that local councils spent a total of £9.1million on consultants’ fees last year, an increase of £2.5million over the past three years.
Monday 2nd August 2010 SDLP Leader and South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has paid tribute to the Down Senior Football team after defeating Kerry at the weekend to secure a place in the All-Ireland semi-final.
Monday 2nd August 2010 SDLP Sports Spokesperson and South Antrim MLA Thomas Burns has commended Toomebridge rider Eugene Laverty after his victory in the World Superbike Class at the World Superbike Championship.
Monday 2nd August 2010 SDLP Derry councillor Mark H Durkan has said two attempted taxi hijackings in Coshowen were sinister and may have had the potential to cause a security alert.
Monday 2nd August 2010 SDLP East Derry MLA John Dallat has called on the Executive to seriously examine the needs of the people in East Derry who have not benefitted from recent announcements about investment.
Monday 2nd August 2010 SDLP Deputy Leader and Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said he is pleased that, after pressure from the SDLP, Sinn Féin Agriculture Minister Michelle Gildernew has included “Co Derry” as an address option on online agriculture and rural development applications. Mr McGlone flagged up the problem to the Minister after complaints from constituents who were only given “Co. Londonderry” as an address option on their application.
Tuesday 3rd August 2010 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has strongly condemned those responsible for a bomb attack on Strand Road Police Station in Derry.
Tuesday 3rd August 2010 SDLP Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA Tommy Gallagher has welcomed the news that work has started on repatriating illegal waste dumped at Slattinagh, Garrison, to the Republic.