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Eastwood: Climate education is a moral imperative

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has welcomed moves by the Italian Government to place climate change at the heart of education. The Foyle Westminster candidate said that the scale of the global climate crisis should be recognised by teaching the next generation how to live better than the last one.
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Kearney Condemns Vandalism of Irish Road Signs as Hate Crime

The Chair of Mid Ulster Council, SDLP Councillor Martin Kearney, has said that the PSNI should be treating the vandalism of dual language road signs as a hate crime. The SDLP councillor was speaking ahead of a meeting with local senior police officers to discuss steps to address the problem
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Eastwood: Johnson should face voters

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said that Boris Johnson should face voters in Northern Ireland to explain his government’s cruel welfare cuts, his dangerous approach to Brexit and their savage austerity rather than scurrying around in the dark at Tayto castle.
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Durkan voices support for RCN strike action

SDLP Health Spokesperson, Mark H Durkan has expressed the SDLP’s strong support for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) decisive vote on strike action for the first time in its 103-year history.
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Byrne welcomes court ruling on extinction rebellion

SDLP Newry and Armagh Westminster candidate Pete Byrne has welcomed a ruling from the High Court in London that a ban on protests against government inaction on the climate crisis was unlawful. Cllr Byrne said that radical action is needed to prevent irreversible climate breakdown and that the freedom to protest is critical to bring attention to the single greatest challenge facing the planet.
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