Alasdair McDonnell
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Welfare reform: SDLP 'cannot accommodate' welfare proposals

SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell has said his party will not be bounced into an artificial deadline regarding welfare reform.

The party's 14 MLAs have signed a petition of concern on the measure which is due to be debated next Tuesday.

Alasdair McDonnell said next Tuesday's deadline was artificial and should have been avoided

  • 22 May 2015