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Eastwood proposes legal recognition of Ireland’s unique position in EU

Proposing a motion in the Assembly this afternoon, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has proposed legal recognition of Ireland’s unique circumstances in any negotiation on the future relationship with the European Union.
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Bradley calls on British Government to clarify academic ban

SDLP Economy Spokesperson Sinead Bradley has called on the British Government to immediately clarify reports of a ban on non-UK academics contributing to analysis or reports on Brexit.
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Ritchie slams Tory ‘dehumanising’ stance on EU Nationals

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has slammed the inhuman comments made by International Trade Secretary Liam Fox who claimed that the residency status of EU nationals would be a ‘main card’ for the British Government in Brexit negotiations.
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Eastwood: Prime Minister affirms ignorance of principle of consent

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said that Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative Party Conference is a clear response to the First and deputy First Minister’s weak letter on Brexit and a clear rejection of the principle of consent.
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McGrath: First Minister should not bend the knee to Tories

SDLP South Down MLA Colin McGrath has called on the First Minister to stand up for the people of Northern Ireland by standing against the crippling austerity and narrow isolationist agenda of the Conservative Party.
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