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Hanna: Progress on Brexit Talks demands Progress on Assembly Talks

SDLP Brexit Spokesperson Claire Hanna MLA has welcomed the news that EU Leaders have agreed that the Brexit talks will move to phase two but noted the "deep irony" that Europe is focused on protecting the Good Friday Agreement while the Assembly is "silent".
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Kelly: Institutional abuse victims can wait no longer

Following correspondence from the Head of the NI Civil Service claiming that payments to victims and survivors would be open to legal challenge without ministerial approval, SDLP Policing and Legacy Spokesperson Dolores Kelly MLA said the situation was “unsustainable” and “unfair.”
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SDLP Leader replies to voices of Northern Nationalism

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has responded in an open letter to those who signed the letter to An Taoiseach earlier this week. Speaking following the publication of Mr Eastwood's letter in the Irish News today he said his letter would be sent in full to each signatory.
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McCusker: Welcomes return of Belfast Benches

Speaking following the decision to return the benches that were removed from Jubilee Gardens, SDLP Councillor Paul McCusker welcomes the news but said this "will not solve homelessness."
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Tierney: Safety of Residents Priority at Ederowen Security Alert

Speaking at the scene of the ongoing security alert in the Ederowen Park area of Derry, SDLP Cllr Brian Tierney said the alert was causing “upset and disruption”
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