AQW 14586/17-22 – Rural Roads Recovery Fund

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) for an update on the rural roads fund; and (ii) to detail where this additional money will be spent within Mid Ulster. Minister for Infrastructure: As the Member is aware, I announced an investment of £75m in the structural maintenance of the road … Continue reading AQW 14586/17-22 – Rural Roads Recovery Fund

AQW 13995/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 13200/17-22, what measures are being taken by her Department to ensure prompt payments due under the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme are made. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: I refer the Member to the reply I gave to AQW … Continue reading AQW 13995/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming

SDLP Agriculture Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has branded statutory rules introduced by the AERA Minister today as a ‘missed opportunity’ to set out a bold new vision for farming and rural communities. The Mid Ulster MLA said that Brexit has already cost farming communities £50m in loss of Rural Development and Bovine TD eradication funds. … Continue reading McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming