McGlone writes to Permanent Secretary at the Department for Infrastructure about years of under-investment and neglect of rural roads

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has warned that the years of under-investment and neglect of our rural roads must be addressed. The Mid Ulster MLA has written to the Permanent Secretary of the Department for Infrastructure, Peter May, highlighting the dangerous state of the rural road network in the constituency. Mr McGlone said, … Continue reading McGlone writes to Permanent Secretary at the Department for Infrastructure about years of under-investment and neglect of rural roads

McGlone: Lack of Executive Preventing Reform of Affordable Warmth Scheme

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has warned that the absence of an Executive is preventing reform of the Affordable Warmth Scheme. Mr McGlone said, “The SDLP has been lobbying the Department for Communities for changes to the Affordable Warmth Scheme for some time. “There has been widespread concern that the present income threshold … Continue reading McGlone: Lack of Executive Preventing Reform of Affordable Warmth Scheme

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone welcomed Europe Minister Helen McEntee to Cookstown this week

Minister McEntee provided an update on Brexit with a particular emphasis on the economy, agriculture, funding programmes and citizen’s rights. Mr McGlone said: “Brexit is the single biggest constitutional and economic earthquake to hit this island for a generation. As negotiations between the British Government and the European Commission continue, the threat of a hard … Continue reading SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone welcomed Europe Minister Helen McEntee to Cookstown this week

McGlone welcomes investment in Dark Skies observatory

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has welcomed investment of £500,000 from the Rural Tourism Scheme in a new Dark Skies observatory at Davagh Forest Park. He said, “Davagh Forest Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the North. Carefully preserved, it’s rugged setting is the perfect backdrop to watch the skies and … Continue reading McGlone welcomes investment in Dark Skies observatory

SDLP Discuss Social and Affordable Housing with Irish Minister

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, and party colleague, Nicola Mallon, MLA, have met with the Irish Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English, TD. At the meeting the SDLP delegation discussed the shared problems of addressing shortages of social and affordable housing across the island of Ireland. Mr McGlone said, “We had … Continue reading SDLP Discuss Social and Affordable Housing with Irish Minister