Tag Archives: Patsy McGlone MLA

Assembly: A Few Thoughts

I am not really enthused about the Agreement that kick starts the Stormont Assembly after three years. The Assembly was brought down three years ago because of the RHI Scandal and now it is back and there is still no … Continue reading

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Assembly Election 2017

It has been an odd sort of an election campaign. A quiet one. The only sound I hear is Sinn Féin politicos deleting tweets featuring Donald Trump and Peter King, the architect of the Muslim “ban”. Sinn Féin like to … Continue reading

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SDLP: Deputy Leader

So soon after the election and it seems inappropriate to be discussing the next Deputy Leader of SDLP. Fearghal McKinney has just lost his seat. He was an excellent Deputy Leader. The Deputy Leader should come from within the Assembly … 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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SDLP Economic Forum

The photograph shows Alasdair McDonnell winding up the Forum. Fearghal McKinney made a short introduction Alasdair made a short low key speech Alex Attwood made probably the best speech I have heard him make. And three sessions of panel discussions: … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference

Some photographs from SDLP Youth Conference. The seemingly empty chairs are the Belfast delegation who had just arrived and were getting accredited at back of Culturlann.  Colum Eastwood MLA  Mark Durkan MP  Patsy McGlone MLA

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SDLP:Reasons To Be Cheerful?

Yes….mostly. The point has been made that SDLP is “only” back to 2007 figures. I think this misses the point that the 2013 percentage was against a single unionist candidate. It also misses the point that SDLP added about 600 … Continue reading

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