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SDLP votes against Executive twenty minute Budget

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that the Executive’s twenty minute budget amounts to five years of undeliverable pledges heaped on top of eight years of undelivered promises.
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Eastwood: Court ruling cannot obstruct justice for Bloody Sunday families

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that today’s court ruling on the arrest and questioning of former British Soldiers in relation to the murder of innocent civilians in Derry on Bloody Sunday cannot stand in the way of justice for the families of victims.
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Durkan urges ‘welcome messages’ for child refugees

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has welcomed the arrival of the first refugees of the Syrian conflict to Northern Ireland this week – and is supporting Save the Children’s campaign urging people in Derry and throughout the North to write a welcome message for lone child refugees in the run up to Christmas.
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Durkan calls for ‘welfare cap’ clarification

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said the Tory government’s original intent to use the welfare cap as a cuts weapon is still there – and has called for much-needed clarification on their plans to achieve £12 billion in welfare cuts which will hit vulnerable people in Derry and throughout the North.
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Dallat: People power will save the Enterprise service

SDLP Transport Spokesperson John Dallat has appealed to members of the public to respond to a consultation exercise being carried out by Translink on the future of the Belfast-Dublin Enterprise Rail Service.
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