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Letter to Theresa May

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Eastwood: NI cannot fall victim to politics in London

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that politicians in Westminster must wake up to the reality that there can be no deal without a Backstop. Mr Eastwood added that tonight's vote does not diminish this reality, rather it merely shows how far removed Westminster is from our unique circumstances here.
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Cahill: The dumping of dead animals disturbing

SDLP Councillor Máiría Cahill has hit out that those responsible for the dumping of as many as 6 dead calves in the Stoneyford area of Lisburn in the last 24 hours. Cllr Cahill added that the act shows a disgusting disregard for the animals and the environment and had inconvienienced the community.
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Mallon: Cruel two child benefit cap must be scrapped

SDLP Social Justice Spokesperson Nichola Mallon has welcomed news of the Tory Government’s u-turn on its plan to extend the two-child benefit cap to apply it retrospectively to children born before the policy was introduced in April 2017 but said it doesn’t go far enough and she reiterated the SDLP’s call for the two-child rule to be scrapped.
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McNulty: Accidents prompt call for urgent action

SDLP MLA for Newry and Armagh Justin McNulty has called for greater urgency in bringing forward the improvement scheme along the A1 from Sprucefield to the border with County Louth.
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