McGlone Welcomes £15million Roads Recovery Plan

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the allocation of £15million for a ‘roads recovery plan’ by the Department for Infrastructure. The plan was revealed in response to the Mid Ulster MLA’s recent letter to the Permanent Secretary of the Department, Peter May, highlighting the dangerous state of the rural road network in … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes £15million Roads Recovery Plan

McGlone: More support for families facing benefit sanctions is needed

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that more support is required for families facing benefit sanctions, including home visits for families with children before any sanctions are imposed. The Mid Ulster MLA said, “The regressive Universal Credit sanction regime is much harsher than before. The Department for Communities is trying to put … Continue reading McGlone: More support for families facing benefit sanctions is needed