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Eastwood welcomes green light for Irish Government formation

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MP has welcomed confirmation that members of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party have voted to form a government this evening.
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Mallon leads meeting with PSNI over continued unease in North Belfast

SDLP Deputy Leader Nichola Mallon and her party colleagues today held a meeting with ACC Mark McEwan and Superintendent Muir Clark to raise ongoing concerns around an increase in anti-social behaviour and clashes among young people in North Belfast.
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O’Toole welcomes NUJ recovery plan

SDLP Finance Spokesperson, Matthew O’Toole MLA has welcomed the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) recovery plan and has raised the issue of support for local media with the Finance Minister this week.
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Durkan calls for urgent Arts Sector recovery package

SDLP Social Justice Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has reiterated his calls for an immediate funding package to guarantee the survival of the Arts Sector throughout the North. At Thursday’s Communities Committee briefing, members heard from the Arts Collaboration Network who painted a stark picture of the detrimental impact COVID has had on the sector and the implications of continued restrictions.
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Eastwood calls on British Government to release classified files of Troubles’ victims

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has called on the Northern Ireland Secretary of State to review victims’ files which have been recently reclassified and will be closed for another 30+ years.
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