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Eastwood: Border proposals ‘dead on arrival’

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that proposals published by the British Government claiming to represent a compromise on the border are unacceptable politically and economically. Mr Eastwood said that the imposition of a customs border breaches the British Government’s commitment to avoid a hard Border contained in the December 2017 joint report.
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De Faoite welcomes declaration of a climate emergency

SDLP Lisnasharragh Councillor and Chair of Belfast City Council’s Climate Crisis Working Group, Séamas de Faoite has welcomed the Council’s decision to declare a climate emergency. Speaking after the decision, Cllr. de Faoite said:
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Eastwood appeals to political leaders - Remove Johnson from Office

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has written to the leaders of the major Westminster parties urging them to cooperate to remove Boris Johnson from office and secure an extension to the Article 50 period. Mr Eastwood said that it will require unprecedented political selflessness from this generation of political leaders but that they must work together to stop Johnson and protect Northern Ireland.
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Kelly: Saoradh firework posters ‘sickening’

SDLP Justice Spokesperson Dolores Kelly MLA has branded posters erected by Saoradh in Derry warning about the dangers of fireworks as ‘sickening’. Mrs Kelly condemned the double standard from those who put guns and petrol bombs in the hands of vulnerable young people to attack police.
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Eastwood: British Government border proposals unacceptable

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said that reported proposals in the British Government’s non-paper to the European Union which suggest parallel ‘customs clearance sites’ fail to meet its commitments under the December 2017 joint report and are unacceptable.
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