Friday 17th May 2013 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan co-sponsored an event at Westminster this week by Eirgrid (which operates the Single Electricity Market on the island of Ireland) to discuss targets on renewable energy.
Friday 17th May 2013 East Derry SDLP MLA John Dallat has persuaded his colleagues on the Stormont Public Accounts Committee to go to jail to learn about the educational work that is taking place in Magilligan Prison, focusing on literacy and numeracy.
Friday 17th May 2013 SDLP Dunmurry Cross Councillor Brian Heading has condemned those behind yesterday’s shooting in Foxes Glen, where PSNI officers were targeted after responding to hoax reports of a burglary.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has spoken following a presentation to the Joint Committee for the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement by the Chambers of Commerce from Warrenpoint and Louth regarding the proposed Narrow Water Bridge project.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey has raised the prospect of a formal Committee Inquiry being held by the DEL Committee into post-19 education services for those with a disability, following a briefing by officials on Wednesday which he branded 'maddening'.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly has said that plans to change the starting point for Portadown District LOL No 1’s ‘Mini-Twelfth’ parade will be seen by nationalists as a provocative act.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has said an announcement by DARD Minister Michelle O’Neill that the department’s fisheries division is to relocate to South Down is a very welcome, if overdue, piece of news.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP South Down MLA Karen McKevitt has welcomed news that the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs is to relocate its fisheries division close to the fishing ports of South Down.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has expressed his deep concern over allegations that oil executives conspired to keep petrol prices high by rigging the market, and has called for the wider question of commodity price indices speculation to be addressed at next month’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
Thursday 16th May 2013 SDLP Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey has reacted to news that no binding agreement is in place to redevelop Windsor from £110m that was set aside by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, by calling on the Sports Minister to allocate the funds to the Brandywell, as a court case on state aid rules is taking place in the High Court.