McGlone: Education Minister is failing pupils, parents and teachers

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the news that schools will not return next week and has urged Minister Peter Weir to provide detailed guidance and support for teachers. The Mid Ulster MLA said that it is extremely disappointing that the Minister had to be dragged to this position after the SDLP … Continue reading McGlone: Education Minister is failing pupils, parents and teachers

AQW 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what plans are in place to ensure that additional resources allocated to economic recovery. Minister for the Economy: In June of this year I published ‘Rebuilding a Stronger Economy’, a framework to build a more competitive, inclusive and greener economy that delivers higher … Continue reading AQW 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery

AQW 9698/17-22 – COVID-19 income support schemes

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what provision will be made for self employed people currently unable to avail of any other government income support schemes. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The Newly Self-Employed Support Scheme opened for applications on 3 December 2020 and will provide £10 million … Continue reading AQW 9698/17-22 – COVID-19 income support schemes

AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what COVID-19 testing is provided for domiciliary care and other community health workers. Minister of Health: Testing in Northern Ireland continues to be a vital tool in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current position is that all Health and Social Care (HSC) … Continue reading AQW 8669/17-22 – COVID-19 testing

AQW 11063/17-22 – COVID-19 testing for HSC staff

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when AQW 8669/17-22 will be answered. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Testing in Northern Ireland continues to be a vital tool in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current position is that all Health and Social Care (HSC) staff who are symptomatic (or … Continue reading AQW 11063/17-22 – COVID-19 testing for HSC staff

AQW 10310/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when applications will open to Part B of the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: An online eligibility checker and guidance notes for Part B of the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme opened on 18 November 2020. The … Continue reading AQW 10310/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 8994/17-22 – Self-isolation Support Grant

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what measures she is taking to introduce a self-isolation support grant for people on low income. [Priority Written] Minister for Communities: On 25 March Minister Hargey responded swiftly to the pandemic by introducing a non-repayable Discretionary Support COVID19 living expenses grant where a person … Continue reading AQW 8994/17-22 – Self-isolation Support Grant