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WASPI women will not ‘fall away, fall out or fall in’ to placid acceptance of state pension injustice

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has said Tory ministers must understand that Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaigners in Northern Ireland will not ‘fall away, fall out or fall in’ to placid acceptance of the invidious denial of state pension entitlements for which they have made every contribution required from them.
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McCusker condemns reckless attempt to kill in Ardoyne

SDLP North Belfast Councillor Paul McCusker has said the viable device discovered at a primary school in Ardoyne in the early hours of this morning is a chilling reminder that there are people still intent on taking life and causing injury in our community.
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Durkan condemns ‘abductions, torture and killings’ of gay men in Chechnya

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan has co-sponsored two parliamentary motions at Westminster this week condemning reports of ‘abductions, torture and killings’ of gay men in Chechnya – and which call on the international community to ensure that the Russian authorities are held accountable for upholding its international human rights obligations.
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Downpatrick crash is a tragedy

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has described the death of an 18-year-old man in a car crash outside Downpatrick as a ‘profound tragedy’ that has shocked the local community.
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May’s rush to election reflects disdain for North

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said that the British Prime Minister’s rush to call a snap Westminster election reflects the disdain she holds for Northern Ireland and attempts to restore power sharing government here.
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