Tag Archives: Mark H Durkan MLA

Assembly Election 2017: Foyle

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Next Deputy Leader Of SDLP?

To be very clear, this is NOT a comeback. I will not be resuming my Blogging career. I am enjoying retirement far too much. This post is in response to a request and also to tie up some loose ends. … Continue reading

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Profile: Foyle

Candidates: SDLP: Colum Eastwood. Mark H Durkan. Gerard Diver. Sinn Féin: Martin McGuinness. Raymond McCartney. Maeve McLaughlin. People Before Profit: Eamonn McCann. DUP: Gary Middleton. Conservative: Alan Dunlop. UUP: Julia Kee. Green: Mary Hassan. CISTA: John Lindsay. Alliance: Chris McCaw. … Continue reading

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Pat Ramsey MLA Retires

i have to say that I am personally sorry to hear that Pat Ramsey is standing down from the Assembly. A genuinely decent guy. SDLP man to the core. He will be a hard man to replace in part because … Continue reading

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Dolores Fiasco Is Good For SDLP

Dolores Kelly is the Deputy Leader of the SDLP, the Party of which I am a member. She is also the sole SDLP MLA in my constituency. Being Deputy Leader of the Party suggests #2 in the Party hierarchy In … Continue reading

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Alex For Europe?

It is surely getting to the stage where SDLP should be choosing the candidate for the European Elections in 2014. Will the Party Conference in November be the event at which the candidate is announced? Or will the candidate be … Continue reading

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Fitzjames Horse Annual Awards 2011: Political Family Of The Year.

This category has been amended to reflect the fact that we have fewer “Couples” actively involved in Politics. One of the Parsleys has retired from Politics. And we now really have one prominent Robinson. The nominees. Nigel Dodds MP North … Continue reading

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