News | Latest news from SDLP

McGlone: North must have a voice in Presidential Election

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has called for a referendum for citizens in Northern Ireland to have the right to vote in the upcoming Irish Presidential Election. Mr McGlone said that the legislation being drawn up by the Irish Government would extend the franchise to the North, providing citizens with their democratic right to vote for the Irish Head of State.
:: More

Catney: Loss of Norwegian Airlines service another blow to North’s Economy

SDLP Business Spokesperson has expressed disappointment at the announcement that Norwegian Airlines will be ending their services from Belfast International Airport to New York and Boston.
:: More

Durkan: Suicide Strategy cannot wait on political agreement

SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has said that Northern Ireland cannot afford to wait until political agreement is reached for a Suicide Strategy to be implemented. Mr Durkan commented after the Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride stated that the new suicide strategy - Protect Life 2 – has been finalised but cannot be published without Ministerial endorsement.
:: More

McCrossan: Brexit threatening the finances of working people

SDLP Economy Spokesperson Daniel McCrossan MLA has said that he is gravely concerned about the impact Brexit will have on the pockets of ordinary working class men and women. Mr McCrossan said he was recently made aware that a number of small businesses had come to understand that their gas prices were set to rise significantly this quarter.
:: More

Dallat: Lawlessness in our communities must stop

SDLP MLA for East Derry John Dallat has condemned in the strongest possible terms the paramilitary style shooting of a young man in Ballymoney.
:: More

Latest Posts