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Eastwood: DUP and Sinn Féin Embarrass both Governments

After meeting with An Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said both prime ministers had been brought to sign-off on a deal but were instead left embarrassed by the DUP and Sinn Féin.
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McCrossan: Political vacuum draining consumer confidence

SDLP Economy spokesperson Daniel McCrossan MLA has said that the results of Danske Bank’s Consumer Confidence survey show that concern about the political vacuum at Stormont has leaked into confidence about the financial security of families across the North.
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SDLP representatives seek meeting with Wrightbus

SDLP Business Spokesperson Pat Catney MLA and Economy Spokesperson Daniel McCrossan MLA have requested a meeting with Wrightbus workers and trade union representatives.
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Eastwood: Politics must address challenges and crises we face

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has welcomed signals that a deal is finally within reach between the DUP and Sinn Féin. Mr Eastwood said the SDLP would await the publication of its detail before giving full judgement. The SDLP Leader added that after a year of political failure the focus must immediately return to the threat of Brexit, a stagnant economy and the crises in our health service and in school budgets – priorities entirely absent in the negotiation between the DUP and Sinn Féin. In order to help bring that focus, Mr Eastwood has once again set out the SDLP’s priorities if a Programme for Government negotiation begins in the week ahead.
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Eastwood Comments on the Political Situation

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA comments after a meeting with the Irish and British Governments alongside the UUP and Alliance.
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