Tag Archives: SDLP Youth

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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SDLP Youth Conference 2016

SDLP YOUTH CONFERENCE. It is interesting and welcome that SDLP Youth have incorporated the name of Paddy Wilson, SDLP member (and friend of my father) into their organisation. SDLP is very bad with History. In 2009, I approached SDLP HQ … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth: EU Referendum

So David Cameron is jetting around Europe looking for a “new deal” for Britain in the “European Union”. The likelihood is that he will be given some concessions and he will maximise these concessions to present to the British people … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality Is Generational…Time For SDLP Youth To Step Up

Disappointing that four SDLP members from fourteen could not bring themselves to support the Equal Marriage Bill in the Assembly yesterday. Equally disappointing that three of eight Alliance members could not vote for this either. Although I dont really care … Continue reading

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Political Parties Have A High Turnover

Over the weekend, I was thinking about just how many members of SDLP Youth, I have met over the past five or six years. I was thinking about this even before I saw two former SDLP staffers interviewed within about … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth: The Hour Has Come

Anyone of my readers who has watched a nine year old son or daughter play for the local GAA Club Under 10 team, will be familiar with the pattern. The nine year old becomes eleven in the Under 12s, thirteen … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference…2014

SDLP Youth held their annual Conference today. It was a little low-key. Many of the leading young members were otherwise engaged…canvassing for the upcoming elections. A lot of them like Thomas Larkham (Lurgan), Ben Niblock (South Derry), Dermot Henderson (Derry) … 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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Durkan Tops SDLP Youth Poll

This is interesting. My friends in SDLP Youth have had a poll on who the Party should select as the candidate in the European Elections next year and have come up with Mark Durkan, former Party Leader and currently the … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference: The Campbells Are Coming

There are two images from the SDLP Youth Conference in Derry that I will not easily forget. One is Gregory Campbell…fairly outspoken DUP MP for East Derry walking into An Culturlann and the second image is the collective double-take of … Continue reading

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