Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) how many applications have been received for Part A of the Covid-19 Restrictions Business Support Scheme; and (ii) how many of those applications have been paid.
Minister for the Economy: Information in relation to the number of businesses that that have applied to the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme and received payment can be accessed online via the following webpage
Part A: https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/covid-restrictions-businesssupport-scheme-part
Part B: https://www.nibusinessinfo.co.uk/content/covid-restrictions-businesssupport-scheme-part-b
Here you can find information about the operation of the scheme to date. Based upon applications received this details applications by status (draft/submitted/processed/rejected/paid), and provides a facility to interrogate by District Council area and Parliamentary Constituency.
This data will be updated on a weekly basis.