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McGlone: Foster cannot wash hands of RHI scandal

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA and former Chairperson of the Enterprise Trade and Investment Committee Patsy McGlone has criticised the Arlene Foster for her mismanagement of the Renewable Heat Incentive while she was Minister of Enterprise Trade and Investment. Mr McGlone was speaking after a Spotlight investigation into the scandal was broadcast detailing the flaws in the scheme along with the heavy cost it carried for the public purse.
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Mallon: Questions on SIF will not go away for Executive

SDLP Communities Spokesperson and North Belfast MLA Nichola Mallon has described the Social Investment Fund as 'a master class in political mismanagement'. Ms Mallon made her comments during a debate in the Assembly Chamber calling for an independent review of the Social Investment Fund process. During the debate Ms Mallon reiterated a number of questions on SIF that remain unanswered by the Joint First Ministers. Before the debate an SDLP/UUP amendment calling for an independent investigation into SIF by the Audit Office was rejected.
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McCrossan: Minister moves to clean up Sinn Féin mess on water charges

SDLP Infrastructure Spokesperson and West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan has welcomed a move from the Infrastructure Minister that will stall the installation of any new water meters on properties for the next 5 years. 32,000 water meters were previously installed on homes during the tenure of previous Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy.
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Attwood: Death of Austin Hunter is truly terrible news

West Belfast MLA Alex Attwood has commented on the death of Austin Hunter.
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SDLP Leader’s address to European Leaders on Special Status for Northern Ireland

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA addressed European Leaders and Heads of State at the PES Summit in Prague on SDLP proposals for a special status for Northern Ireland within Europe.
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