Tuesday 13th July 2010 SDLP North Belfast Councillor Nichola Mallon has described as ‘shameful’ the wall of silence from the First Minister and Deputy First Minister after two days of violence across the North and said much more must be done to support those working on the ground to get a lasting resolution to the parading issue.
Wednesday 14th July 2010 SDLP North Belfast councilor Nicola Mallon has condemned further upheaval in Ardoyne after a security alert in the Highbury Gardens area on Wednesday.
Thursday 15th July 2010 SDLP Leader Margaret Ritchie MP MLA said hard lessons need to be drawn from the violence of recent days in Ardoyne by a range of agencies if repetitions are to be avoided.
Wednesday 28th July 2010 SDLP Justice Spokesperson Alban Maginness MLA has said a great deal of work still needs to be done to tackle hate crime across the North. Speaking following the publication of the Criminal Justice Inspectorate Report, which revealed that progress had been made to reduce hate crime, the North Belfast MLA said:
Tuesday 3rd August 2010 SDLP North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness has written to the Environment Minister calling for a reduction of the speed limit near the Horseshoe Bend accident blackspot on the Crumlin Road area of the city.
Monday 9th August 2010 Whilst welcoming the decision by the Parades Commission to ban the Shankill Star Flute Band, SDLP Oldpark Councillor Nichola Mallon said she was “bitterly disappointed” that the parade is going ahead in the absence of dialogue with the local community.
Thursday 19th August 2010 SDLP North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness has led a party delegation to the Parades Commission to voice the SDLP’s objections to the Royal Black Preceptory Parade in Ardoyne on 28th August.
Tuesday 14th September 2010 SDLP North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness has said there is a worrying pattern over paramilitary attacks in the area.
Thursday 14th October 2010 SDLP North Belfast MLA Alban Maginness has said people in the Ligoniel area are reeling at having been evacuated from their homes due to a security alert.
Tuesday 2nd November 2010 SDLP North Belfast councillor Nichola Mallon said Belfast City Council should not reject the views of residents on renaming a street for purely party-political reasons.