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McNulty: Ten years on, justice still denied for Paul Quinn

SDLP Assembly Member for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has called on Sinn Fein’s Conor Murphy to remove the slur on the name of Paul Quinn who was brutally murdered by thugs ten years ago this week. Mr McNulty was speaking as Paul’s family prepares to mark the 10th Anniversary of his death.
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Mallon: DUP MPs must put people before their pact with Theresa May

Speaking ahead of the Labour Opposition Day debate that calls for the roll out of Universal Credit to be paused, SDLP Deputy Leader Nichola Mallon MLA said the DUP have to decide what matters more, the lives of citizens here or propping up Theresa May’s government.
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Gallen welcomes PSNI drugs bust

SDLP Councillor John Gallen has welcomed news that the PSNI has seized cannabis plants with a street value of £75,000 in the Cairnshill area.
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Durkan: Without transformation our health system will only fall further behind

Speaking following BBC reports that the number of people waiting for routine operations or to see a consultant in Northern Ireland is considerably higher than in England, Scotland and Wales, SDLP Health Spokesperson Mark H Durkan MLA said our health service needed "major surgery".
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Eastwood: Sinn Féin and the DUP have brought us to the brink of Direct Rule

Speaking following comments by the Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire that the outlook for a deal to restore power-sharing was “not positive.” SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said that Sinn Féin and the DUP have brought us to “the brink of Direct Rule.”
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