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Attwood: Local government funding must be discussed during Budget Talks

Former SDLP Environment Minister Alex Attwood has said that funding for the final stages of local government reform, including rates convergence, should be discussed during budget negotiations as part of All Party Talks.
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McKinney: Opportunity for radical change to help cancer sufferers cannot be missed

SDLP Health Spokesperson Fearghal McKinney MLA has welcomed news that Scotland is granting greater access to expensive drugs such as those that lengthen the life of cancer sufferers and has called on Health Minister Jim Wells to follow that example.
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Attwood condemns barbaric West Belfast shooting

SDLP Cllr Tim Attwood has condemned those behind a barbaric shooting in West Belfast which saw a man left with gunshot wounds to his chest and stomach.
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Maginness: Security alert at Holy Cross Church ‘abhorrent’

SDLP MLA for North Belfast Alban Maginness has condemned those responsible for a security alert outside Holy Cross Church.
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McDonnell: Tory attack on human rights dangerous, unwanted and unworkable

SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP has said that plans by David Cameron to scrap the Human Rights Act and suppress the power of the European Court of Human Rights are unwanted, unworkable and will undermine the foundations of social justice.
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