If Dr McDonnell is to have any hope of remaining at the helm, he must hold his South Belfast seat. Photograph: Bill Smyth/PA

There’s a sizeable rump in the SDLP which believes that this time next year the party will have a new leader. Current captain Dr Alasdair McDonnell mi(...)

 Conall McDevitt: failed to declare payments received from his former employer

SDLP politician Conall McDevitt has resigned from the Northern Assembly because he failed to declare payments he received from his former employer, We(...)