Wednesday 16th December 2009 SDLP Employment and Learning spokesperson Pat Ramsey has called on Sinn Fein and the DUP to stop burying their heads in the sand and work with other parties to tackle the North’s crippling unemployment problem.
Wednesday 27th January 2010 SDLP Older People’s Spokesperson Mary Bradley MLA has said elderly people are not getting the care packages which they desperately need due to a lack of resources in the health service.
Monday 1st February 2010 SDLP East Derry MLA John Dallat has said there must be more funds allocated by the Executive for primary schools to ensure that every child is treated as an individual and reaches their full potential.
Tuesday 16th February 2010 SDLP Justice Spokesperson Alban Maginness has criticised Sinn Féin and the DUP for not bringing the £19,000 advertising campaign to encourage people to read the Hillsborough Castle Agreement before the Executive for discussion.
Wednesday 17th February 2010 The SDLP’s Health Spokesperson, Conall McDevitt MLA, has called on the Minister for Health to confirm that it is the duty of the Executive to uphold the rights of survivors of clerical and institutional sex abuse in Northern Ireland.
Sunday 21st February 2010 SDLP South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has criticised the Executive for not doing enough to promote Fairtrade products within the public sector and has called on the OFMDFM to publish its International Development strategy, which is now two years overdue.
Monday 26th July 2010 SDLP Fermanagh South Tyrone MLA Tommy Gallagher has said funding approved by the Executive for the Fermanagh Flooding Taskforce is nothing more than a half-hearted gesture and many months too late.
Wednesday 15th September 2010 SDLP Employment Spokesperson Pat Ramsey has said greater cooperation is required between government departments and employers to get people, particularly those under 25, into work.
Thursday 14th October 2010 SDLP leader Margaret Ritchie MLA said the joint First Ministers are dodging and blocking the basic accountability mechanism of the Assembly Question in relation to Executive business in general and business which is not getting done in particular.
Saturday 16th October 2010 SDLP Finance Spokesperson Declan O’Loan used the opportunity of a Stormont Finance Committee meeting to argue that the NI Executive needs to do all it can to protect the construction industry when the forthcoming cuts arrive.