Friday 21st January 2011 SDLP South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has hit out at those responsible for planting a suspicious device close to an army facility on the Malone Road in Belfast.
Friday 21st January 2011 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has joined other MPs at Westminster urging the government to remove the 20 per cent VAT rate on e-books – in line with the current zero rate which applies to traditionally printed books.
Saturday 22nd January 2011 SDLP Belfast City Councillor Niall Kelly has warned residents in South Belfast to be vigilant following a burglary in the Vauxhall Park area where £10,000 was stolen.
Saturday 22nd January 2011 Speaking after the resignation of Brian Cowen TD as uachtarain and leader of Fianna Fáil, SDLP Leader and South Down MP Margaret Ritchie MLA said:
Sunday 23rd January 2011 SDLP North Belfast Councillor Nichola Mallon has slammed those responsible for attacking flats in the Cliftonville Avenue area of the city with petrol bombs.
Sunday 23rd January 2011 SDLP North Antrim MLA Declan O’Loan has expressed concern at stabbings in Ballymena on Saturday night where two men sustained injuries.
Monday 24th January 2011 SDLP Finance Spokesperson and Deputy Chair of the Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee Declan O’Loan MLA has challenged Nelson McCausland over his decision to severely cut funding for the arts while putting new funding of £1 million per year into an Ulster Scots Academy.
Monday 24th January 2011 SDLP Derry City Councillor Mark H Durkan has backed calls for the Fleadh Ceoil na hEireann to be held in Derry in 2013.
Monday 24th January 2011 SDLP Derry City Councillor Shaun Gallagher has called on the PSNI to set up a special unit to tackle car thefts in Derry after two cars were stolen in the Shantallow area of the city over the weekend.
Monday 24th January 2011 SDLP regional development spokesperson Conall McDevitt has called on DRD Minister Conor Murphy to make a statement on whether he considers a £91,000 payout to former NIW Chief Executive Lawrence Mackenzie an appropriate severance for someone who resigned in such controversial circumstances.