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Hanna: Northern Ireland ill-served by placard & petulant politics by SF & DUP

SDLP Brexit Spokesperson Claire Hanna has criticised the DUP and Sinn Féin for ‘playing to the gallery’ during the key phase of Brexit negotiations. Ms Hanna said that whilst the people of Northern Ireland have been left in Brexit limbo, DUP and Sinn Féin are merely playing to their respective galleries.
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Durkan: Scrap Universal credit

SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan, has called for the ‘failing’ and ‘cruel’ scheme of Universal Credit to be scrapped. He said he fully agrees with former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s assessment of Universal Credit as this Tory Government's new poll tax. Gordon Brown is the latest in a string of high profile characters to call for the roll out of Universal Credit to be abandoned.
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Bradley: Insurance for crossing border by rail another Brexit calamity

SDLP Spokesperson for Infrastructure Sinead Bradley MLA has hit out at the announcement that in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit passengers will have to carry insurance if they cross the border by rail.
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McCrossan welcomes Medicinal Cannabis availibility

SDLP MLA for West Tyrone Daniel McCrossan has welcomed the announcement from the Department of Health that they will be taking measures to enable patients to access prescribed cannabis-based medicinal products without a license.
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Haughey overwhlemed by Hilary Clinton tribute

SDLP Councillor Sharon Haughey-Grimley has said she was completely overwhelmed by Hillary Clinton's tribute to her during her speech at Queens University Belfast yesterday.
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