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McDonnell: Talks cannot be allowed to fail now

SDLP leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP has said that the All Party Talks must continue and that the SDLP are there to make it work.
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Dallat: Translink fare increases a major backward step

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.
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Byrne praises fortitude of Omagh County PS

SDLP West Tyrone MLA Joe Byrne has praised the fortitude of worried parents, staff and pupils put through a security alert at Omagh County PS on Thursday.
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Kelly: Proposed education cuts could affect twenty Strabane jobs

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.
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Kelly: Platitudes won’t combat domestic violence

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.
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