AQW 21675/17-22 – £5m underspend on Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the reason for the £5m underspend in the allocation of funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: A £4.9 million underspend against the capital budget of … Continue reading AQW 21675/17-22 – £5m underspend on Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 21676/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what was the total allocation of funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol, in the last twelve months. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: £13.0 million Capital and £3.0 million Resource was allocated to … Continue reading AQW 21676/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what assurances has he sought that the funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol, that his Department returned to the UK Treasury, will be available when required. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: DAERA … Continue reading AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what actions are being taken to address the urgent situations caused by absence of domiciliary care packages in the Mid-Ulster area. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: As I outlined in my response to AQW 21370/17-22, to assist with addressing the lack of availability of … Continue reading AQW 21825/17-22 – Domiciliary care packages in Mid-Ulster

AQW 21672/17-22 – NI-specific Agriculture Bill

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when will he bring forward a Northern Ireland specific agriculture bill. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Given the timelines involved, I am unable to introduce an Agricultural Bill during the lifetime of this Assembly, which runs to May … Continue reading AQW 21672/17-22 – NI-specific Agriculture Bill

McGlone: Legacy issues cannot be solved by closing door on justice

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said the British Government cannot be allowed to shut the door on the prospect of truth and justice for victims and survivors. He was speaking at Stormont on Tuesday after an SDLP recall petition to show opposition to the British Government’s proposed amnesty for troubles-related crimes. MLAs backed … Continue reading McGlone: Legacy issues cannot be solved by closing door on justice

McGlone Calls for Plan to Tackle Back-to-School Costs

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called on the Education Minister Michelle McIlveen to produce a plan to tackle the ‘back to school’ costs that are pushing more and more families into debt. The call came after it was revealed that over one third of parents had been pushed into debt as a … Continue reading McGlone Calls for Plan to Tackle Back-to-School Costs

SDLP seeks recall of Assembly following British Government amnesty proposals

Social Democratic and Labour Party MLAs have tabled a petition to recall the Northern Ireland Assembly from its summer recess to urgently address British Government proposals to create an amnesty for those involved in the most serious troubles related crimes. Mr McGlone said, "The British Government’s intervention is a brutal assault on victims and survivors … Continue reading SDLP seeks recall of Assembly following British Government amnesty proposals