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Eastwood launches bid to take back John Hume’s European seat

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA today launched his campaign to take back John Hume’s seat in the European Parliament and deliver a second pro-Europe MEP.
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Gannon expresses concern over fracking proposal

SDLP Councillor Adam Gannon has expressed concern over the news that fracking is once again being proposed in Fermanagh.
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Eastwood Welcomes City Deal announcement

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has welcomed the announcement of a £105m City Deal funding package for Derry and Strabane. The Foyle MLA has warned, however, that the deal requires match funding from a local power sharing government to maximise its potential to change people’s lives.
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Kelly: Lack of Departmental foresight threatens care home closures

SDLP MLA Dolores Kelly has expressed concern at the news of the Four Seasons Group going into administration, risking the closure of around 55 care homes and hundreds of job losses.
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Mallon to meet Welfare Chiefs on plan to stop cuts in restored Stormont

SDLP Social Justice Spokesperson has pressed for a meeting with the Permanent Secretary and Senior Officials to discuss legislative options for protecting vulnerable welfare claimants from the looming cuts cliff edge come 2020 in a restored Assembly.
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