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Dallat welcomes new appointments to causeway

East Derry SDLP Assembly Member John Dallat has welcomed news that a number of permanent appointments have been made for the Causeway Hospital. He has also praised the hospital for its high level of care for its patients.
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Dobbins: Community involvement is vital

SDLP Cllr Angela Dobbins as urged residents from Culmore to come and have their say regarding community issues including a health impact assessment and a proposed parish centre. Cllr Dobbins stressed that community involvement is vital to the outcome of these consultations.
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Durkan: Troubles victims deserve ‘bespoke consideration’

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said victims of the Troubles in Derry and throughout the North deserve bespoke consideration in terms of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) – and should not be treated any differently from people who have served in the armed services whose disability stems from their experience and injuries. Speaking during yesterday’s Westminster Hall debate on Personal Independence Payments, Mr Durkan said:
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Boyle: Residents can sleep easy after street light repairs

SDLP Foyleside Councillor John Boyle has said that residents in the Whitehouse Park area can “sleep easier in their beds” after Road Service engineers carried out much needed street light repairs.
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Durkan welcomes plain cigarette packaging law

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed the British government’s move to introduce a plain cigarette packaging law in England (ahead of May’s General Election) and has called on the Health Minister Jim Wells to introduce similar legislation in Northern Ireland.
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