Dallat: Translink fare increases a major backward step
Posted on 12/12/2014 by John Dallat MLA
The SDLP Spokesperson on Regional Development John Dallat who serves on the Regional Development Committee has described proposed fare increases on buses and trains as a major blow to the campaign for getting people out of cars and onto buses and trains.
Kelly: Proposed education cuts could affect twenty Strabane jobs
Posted on 11/12/2014
SDLP Strabane Councillor Patsy Kelly has said a proposed cut of seven per cent to the schools budget in Strabane by the Minister for Education John O’Dowd has the potential to cause up to 20 job losses across the Catholic Maintained and Controlled sectors.
SDLP MLA, Dolores Kelly has announced her intention to investigate elements of the Justice Bill that could be improved to more effectively tackle domestic and sexual violence in Northern Ireland. Ms Kelly has also called for funds that help victims and front-line staff to be ring-fenced from future cuts.