AQO 1685/17-22 – Protected Geographical Indication status of Irish grass-fed beef

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had on extending, on an all island basis, the Protected Geographical Indication status of Irish grass-fed beef. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Minister Poots engaged with the DAFM Minister on a number of occasions … Continue reading AQO 1685/17-22 – Protected Geographical Indication status of Irish grass-fed beef

AQW 15325/17-22 – Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) whether the Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant has been closed prematurely due to a shortage of funds; and (ii) what bid for additional funds have been made in order that the grant may be reopened. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The … Continue reading AQW 15325/17-22 – Covid-19 Productive Investment Capital Grant

AQW 15324/17-22 – TB inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what instructions have been issued to staff carrying out TB inspections regarding the wearing of protective equipment in compliance with COVID-19 regulations. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic DAERA staff carrying out … Continue reading AQW 15324/17-22 – TB inspections

McGlone: Continued Failure to Support Lough Neagh Fishermen a Disgrace

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that the continued failure of the Executive to support Lough Neagh fishermen affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is a disgrace. The Mid Ulster MLA questioned both the Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) and the Minister for Finance in the Assembly this week about … Continue reading McGlone: Continued Failure to Support Lough Neagh Fishermen a Disgrace