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Hanna: MPs fail to protect rights of citizens in Brexit Bill

SDLP Brexit Spokesperson, Claire Hanna MLA has hit out at the DUP and Sinn Fein on their failure to protect the Charter of Fundamental Rights. DUP and Sinn Fein are handing Theresa May Brexit on a plate
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Kelly: The British Government cannot allow any amnesty for any violent perpetrators

Speaking following reports of an alleged an amnesty for British armed forces is to be consulted on, SDLP MLA Dolores Kelly said there can be no amnesty for those who committed violence in the past.
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Eastwood: Desperate DUP and Sinn Féin hand future of power-sharing to chaotic British Government

DUP and Sinn Féin prove themselves incapable of governing. SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said it is a signal of just how desperate the DUP and Sinn Féin have become that they are prepared to hand over their failed negotiation to a chaotic British Government. Mr Eastwood’s comments came as both the DUP and Sinn Féin met the British Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street.
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Eastwood: Cast iron commitment to no hardening of the border vital

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has said ‘sufficient progress’ in Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations can only be reached if there is sufficient clarity that there will be no hardening of the border in Ireland. Mr Eastwood said the only practical economic and regulatory solution was for Northern Ireland to remain part of the single market and the customs union. Mr Eastwood commented that the further this Brexit negotiation goes on, the greater the clarity of that solution becomes.
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McGlone: Welcomes investment in broadband

Following the announcement from BT that a £20 million investment in a major expansion of broadband to towns across Northern Ireland, will see a further 140,000 premises gain access to ultrafast broadband plus the creation of new jobs, SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone welcomes the news.
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