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Ritchie: BBC must not means-test TV licenses for over-75s

SDLP South Down Parliamentary candidate, Margaret Ritchie, has spoken out against suggestions that the BBC will begin to means-test TV licences for the over-75s, saying that the Tories' plans to means-test the Winter Fuel Payment has set a standard for cuts to pensioner benefits.
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McDonnell: Bradshaw should withdraw slur on nationalists

SDLP South Belfast Westminster candidate Dr Alasdair McDonnell has said that comments from Alliance candidate Paula Bradshaw which suggest nationalists are incapable of ‘fairly representing’ their constituents are an outrageous slur and should be withdrawn.
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Eastwood pays tribute to Derry’s ‘silent peacemaker’

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has paid tribute to Brendan Duddy, following news of his death.
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Eastwood meets Barnier to advance North's special circumstances

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has met the EU's lead negotiator on Brexit Michel Barnier in Dublin today.
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Durkan welcomes Barnier's Oireachtas address 'Ireland's interest will be the Union's interest'

SDLP Foyle Westminster candidate Mark Durkan has welcomed today’s Oireachtas address by EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier in which he said ‘Ireland’s interest will be the Union’s interest’ and that respecting all aspects of the Good Friday Agreement will be a key objective for the European Union.
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