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Eastwood welcomes Presidential voting rights referendum

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has welcomed An Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s announcement that a referendum on Presidential voting rights for Irish citizens in the North and across the world will take place. Mr Eastwood said that the role of President is about representing not just the state, but the Irish people, and that citizens in the North should have a voice in choosing that person.
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Hanna: Rate of bank closures accelerating

SDLP Finance Spokesperson Claire Hanna MLA has expressed her concern at the increasing rate of Bank closures across the North. Her comments came after Ulster Bank announced the imminent closure of nine branches.
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Durkan urges schools to sign up to ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project

With only three days left to apply, SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan is urging schools and colleges in Derry and throughout the North to sign up to the groundbreaking ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project.
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Intense efforts required to resolve legacy

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that intense and inclusive efforts will be required to resolve legacy issues in talks.
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Negotiations must deliver a return to power sharing

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said:
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