Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Equality spokesperson Dolores Kelly said the collapse of proposed DUP/Sinn Fein legislation on parading provides an opportunity to go back and get it right without any more political fixes.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP South Belfast MLA Conall McDevitt has expressed concern that broken street lights are not currently being repaired by the Road Service due to alleged outstanding legal complications with contractors.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Camlough Councillor John Feehan has said the planting of a suspicious device on a slip road between Camlough and the Belfast-Dublin motorway has resulted in serious congestion for local people and those trying to by-pass Newry City.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Leader and South Down MP Margaret Ritchie MLA has revealed that the party are to challenge Sinn Féin and the DUP on their ‘fatally flawed’ plans for a shared society.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Shared Society Spokesperson, Conall McDevitt, has said Sinn Féin and the DUP should address the cost of division before culling public servants or introducing water rates.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Health Spokesperson Tommy Gallagher MLA has said he believes that there are significant savings to be made by scrutinising the cost of prescription drugs.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has joined the family of murdered Derryman Kieran Doherty to a meeting with the Secretary of State to discuss their concerns about MI5 harassment and surveillance of Mr Doherty prior to his death.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Leader Margaret Ritchie said the draft strategy on a shared society (Cohesion, Sharing and Integration) finally produced by the Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister demonstrates the hard fact that the DUP and Sinn Fein neither believe in nor want a shared society.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP Ards Borough Councillor Joe Boyle has met with Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy to discuss the need for further investment in infrastructure across the Ards Peninsula.
Tuesday 28th September 2010 SDLP South Antrim MLA Thomas Burns has called on the Minister of Education to urgently address the lack of male teachers in primary schools.