McGlone: SDLP deliver on the A6

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone joined Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon as she opened the final 5 kilometre stretch of the A6 Randalstown to Castledawson dualling scheme to traffic for the first time today. Mr McGlone said that the opening demonstrated the SDLP commitment to regional economic and infrastructure balance and will form a critical … Continue reading McGlone: SDLP deliver on the A6

AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what contingency is being made for financial support for sectors that will be substantially affected by restrictions in the run up to the Christmas and New Year periods. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: My Department's Localised Restrictions Support Scheme will be extended to provide … Continue reading AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what discussions he has had with the British and Irish Governments on the way in which the SEUPB will operate post-Brexit. Minister of Finance: The SEUPB role is to implement the current PEACE IV and INTERREG VA programmes and to develop and implement the … Continue reading AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit

AQW 10016/17-22 – COVID-19 in mink

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what evaluation has been carried out into the risk of a mutated form of COVID-19 from mink. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: The public health implications of recent findings of mink-specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 in Danish mink farms are being assessed urgently at international … Continue reading AQW 10016/17-22 – COVID-19 in mink

AQW 9488/17-22 – Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance how many disciplinary proceedings have been initiated in the NI Civil Service on foot of the findings of the Report of the Independent Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme. Minister of Finance: There were ten matters of disciplinary proceedings initiated in … Continue reading AQW 9488/17-22 – Public Inquiry into the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

AQW 8742/17-22 – COVID-19 Restrictions Business and Employee Support

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what financial measures will be put in place to support businesses and employees affected by the restrictions announced on 14 October. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The Executive agreed restrictions that came into effect on 16 October 2020, for a period of … Continue reading AQW 8742/17-22 – COVID-19 Restrictions Business and Employee Support

AQW 8740/17-22 – Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health whether he will publish the medical and scientific evidence underpinning the Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates, as announced in the Assembly on 14 October 2020. Minister of Health: The Department of Health has recently published a bank of evidence papers that have helped … Continue reading AQW 8740/17-22 – Actions to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission Rates

AQO 631/17-22 – Office of Identity and Cultural Expression

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister for an update on the establishment of the Office of Identity and Cultural Expression. First Minister and deputy First Minister: TEO officials continue with preparatory work, to legislate for core elements of the Rights, Language and Identity proposals contained in the … Continue reading AQO 631/17-22 – Office of Identity and Cultural Expression