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Durkan: Welfare mitigations must not only be extended but strengthened

SDLP Social Justice spokesperson Mark H Durkan has called the urgent need, not only for the extension of welfare mitigations but for a strengthened package to ensure claimants are protected from all aspects of Welfare Reform.
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McCrossan welcomes extra funds for education

SDLP Education spokesperson, Daniel McCrossan MLA has welcomed January monitoring allocation and announcement of an extra £33 million for the education system.
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McGrath welcomes increased funding for HIA redress payments

The Executive Office Committee Chair said: “I welcome the reallocation of these funds which will help support the recommendations for redress payments, recommended by the Historical Institutional Inquiry.”
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SDLP Leader pays tribute to the life and legacy of Seamus Mallon

The SDLP is very saddened to announce the death of its former Deputy Leader, and former deputy First Minister in the Northern Ireland Executive, Seamus Mallon. SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MP has said that Ireland has lost one of its most fierce champions for justice, equality and peace following the passing of former deputy First Minister and SDLP Deputy Leader Seamus Mallon. Mr Eastwood said that Seamus Mallon’s life's work carved a pathway beyond our troubled past and gave us all the opportunity to build a shared home on our island. He said:
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Bradley urges women to get smear test

SDLP Health spokesperson, Sinead Bradley MLA has urged women to prioritise their smear test
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