AQW 12083/17-22 – Localised Restrictions Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance how many applications have been received to the Localised Restrictions Support Scheme; and how many have been paid to date. Minister of Finance: The Localised Restrictions Support Scheme (LRSS) provides support for business that have been directly affected by the Health Protection restrictions. It … Continue reading AQW 12083/17-22 – Localised Restrictions Support Scheme

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 11716/17-22 – Farmer-led groups

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had on establishing farmer-led groups to co-develop new ways of working that will help make farming and food production more sustainable. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My Department delivers a number of Schemes which … Continue reading AQW 11716/17-22 – Farmer-led groups

AQW 12231/17-22 – Coronavirus Vaccines

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what monitoring is conducted for any side effects from the Pfizer BioNTech Coronavirus Vaccine in residents of care and nursing homes. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Health professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions directly to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory … Continue reading AQW 12231/17-22 – Coronavirus Vaccines

AQW 9788/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what urgent measures are being taken to make payments under the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: Invest NI aim to make payments as quickly as possible to successful applicants that have met the eligibility criteria. I have … Continue reading AQW 9788/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 12021/17-22 – Wi-Fi in Parliament Buildings

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Assembly Commission what measures are being taken to improve wi-fi in Parliament Buildings. Assembly Commission: The current Wi-Fi network was installed in Parliament Buildings in 2013 and originally consisted of 84 wireless access points located throughout the building. An additional 16 access points were purchased and installed … Continue reading AQW 12021/17-22 – Wi-Fi in Parliament Buildings

AQW 11714/17-22 – Independent Fiscal Council

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what recent discussions he has had on establishing the Independent Fiscal Council. Minister of Finance: Officials within my Department are currently examining the options for establishing the Fiscal Council and I will consider how this is taken forward, and have any discussions that may … Continue reading AQW 11714/17-22 – Independent Fiscal Council

AQW 11799/17-22 – Support for Hospitality Sector

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what support will be provided to hospitality premises with a Net Added Value (NAV) of £51,000 and above. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: My Department has been allocated a total of £15m to develop a support scheme for large tourism and hospitality … Continue reading AQW 11799/17-22 – Support for Hospitality Sector