Colum Eastwood

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    Video caption: PMQs: Colum Eastwood and Boris Johnson on virus restriction payments to workers

    As extra restrictions are announced for Northern Ireland, the prime minister is asked about the money paid for those not able to get to work.

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    Video caption: Stormont talks: SDLP not drawn on possibility of going into opposition

    SDLP leader Colum Eastwood refuses to be drawn on whether his party will go into opposition.

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    Video caption: Northern Ireland elections results: 'Let's get back to work'

    The SDLP's Colum Eastwood says the people of Derry were clear - no more excuses, get Stormont up and running.

  4. 'Unionists didn't vote for us'

    Colum Eastwood

    Colum Eastwood, leader of the SDLP, says that if unionist votes weren't going to the UUP, "they weren't going to be going to us".

    He says that in this election, the SDLP would have needed unionists to vote for the party.

    "That didn't happen this time," he says.

  5. 'We haven't been destroyed'

    SDLP leader Colum Eastwood says that while "you always want to win" he is happy the SDLP's vote share has increased.

    "We still haven't been destroyed in an election," he says.

    Colum Eastwood poses in front of the 'anti-Brexit battle bus'
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    Video caption: NI council elections: SDLP renewal project 'has worked well'

    The SDLP's council elections performance shows that its "renewal project" is "working very well", says Colum Eastwood.

  7. SDLP renewal project 'has worked well'

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    Video caption: The SDLP's "renewal project" is working "very well", says Colum Eastwood

    The SDLP leader says he's "very, very happy" with how his party's candidates have done after they made gains on Derry City and Strabane District Council.

  8. Is the SDLP reversing its downward spiral?

    Derry City and Strabane District Council

    Una Kelly

    BBC Foyle

    With two SDLP candidates as the first councillors to be elected in Derry City and Strabane, the SDLP vote will be seen as the party beginning to reverse its downward spiral.

    Derry is considered the party’s spiritual home but Sinn Féin overtook them and became the largest party in the 2014 council elections.

    colum and mary

    MP Mark Durkan lost his Westminster seat to Sinn Fein in 2017.

    SDLP leader Colum Eastwood was in a buoyant mood as the declarations were made.