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Eastwood welcomes EU negotiation paper

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has welcomed clarification from an internal EU negotiation paper which states that Northern Ireland must remain in the single market and customs union in order to avoid a hard border being imposed across the island of Ireland.
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Eastwood: Condemns Bogside Shooting

Speaking following reports that a teenager was shot in the leg in the Bogside area of Derry, SDLP Leader and Foyle MLA Colum Eastwood condemned the attack.
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Eastwood: A decade of DUP and Sinn Féin leadership has failed Derry

Following the publication of a report by PWC today, the SDLP Leader and Foyle MLA Colum Eastwood said the report revealed what the SDLP has been pointing to for years, while at the heart of Government the DUP and Sinn Féin leadership in the Executive “utterly failed” to address regional disparity and left Derry to “play second fiddle” to Belfast. The report says that while Belfast has enjoyed strong job-creation, it stated that amongst the devolved regions, Derry is the lowest scoring devolved city. The report also stated that Derry faces “particular challenges” that are “likely be compounded” by Brexit. Mr Eastwood said the people of Derry deserve better.
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Eastwood: Enniskillen bombing was one of the dirtiest acts in a long and dirty war

Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the atrocity, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said the Enniskillen bombing must always be remembered.
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Kelly: Enniskillen bombing was a callous act of savagery

SDLP MLA Dolores Kelly has described the Enniskillen bombing as a callous act of savagery that contrasts sharply with the compassion of victims and their families.
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