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SDLP Manifesto

The SDLP Manifesto can be accessed in full here.


Please note: we recognise that Christians care about many issues besides the one's listed below. We have focused on the issues CARE works on for obvious reasons.


Abortion


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Abortion


Assisted Suicide


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Assisted Suicide or end of life issues


Commercial Sexual Exploitation


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to CSE


Family and Tax


‘the SDLP supports wider access to IVF treatment on the NHS and will increase the entitlement to three IVF cycles, as is the case in Scotland.’ Page 10


‘The SDLP has consistently campaigned for an increase in free childcare provision to 20 hours per week, with a view to further increasing this to 30 hours per week. We remain steadfastly committed to delivering on this commitment and any extra funding secured by SDLP MPs will be used for this purpose.’ Page 11


‘SDLP MPs will vote to scrap Universal Credit, the Bedroom Tax and vote to scrap the two child limit policy and end the benefits freeze.’ Page 25


Gambling


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Gambling


Human Trafficking


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Human Trafficking


Marriage


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Marriage


Online Safety


The Manifesto contains no specific policy with regard to Online Safety


Relationships and Sex Education


‘The SDLP will support legislation to implement LGBT+ affirming relationship and education curriculum for schools.’ Page 19


Religious Liberty


SDLP pledges to:

‘continue to campaign for the adoption of a Northern Ireland Bill of Rights to protect, strengthen and uphold the social, cultural and economic rights we currently enjoy.’ Page 19

‘continue to champion human rights both here at home and internationally and ensuring that the rights of workers are safeguarded.’ Page 19


‘continue to champion and defend human rights.’ Page 20

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