Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the number of times he has appeared before his Statutory Committee since the restoration of devolution.
Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: To date I have appeared a total of 4 times before the AERA Committee.
30 January 2020 – Initial Meeting with Committee;
6 May 2020 – I updated the Committee on Covid-19 Issues;
22 May 2020 – I attended an exceptional meeting following the announcement of £25m to the Department; and
1 July 2020 – I provided a further update on Covid-19 and transition arrangements.