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Ritchie calls for Home Office probe after Chinese SOS letter

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has called on the Home Office to investigate after a report alleging trousers bought in Belfast contained a cry-for-help letter claiming slave labour conditions in the Chinese prison where they were manufactured.
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Durkan congratulates Derry teacher on receiving prestigious Silver Teaching Award

SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan joined Gavin Molloy from St Mary’s College, Derry, at a Westminster event this week to celebrate his recent success as a Silver Teaching Award Winner (for his outstanding use of technology in education at this year’s Pearson Teaching Awards).
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Rogers urges minister ‘to put our teachers first’

SDLP education spokesperson Seán Rogers has called on the education minister to use a Department contingency fund to pay more than 100 teachers their redundancies to prevent a ‘crisis’ in school timetable and curriculum planning.
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Durkan: Cameron must honour ‘innocent man’s dying wish’

An assurance that the “dying wish” of the late Gerry Conlon to access the Guildford files is to be considered by the British Prime Minster has been welcomed by SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan.
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O’Hanlon condemns Keady cash machine robbers

SDLP Councillor Thomas O'Hanlon has condemned those responsible for the robbery of an ATM cash machine in Keady in South Armagh in the early hours of this morning.
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