McGlone: Britain Must Seek Further Extension to Brexit Deadline

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that the British Government must seek a further extension to the deadline for leaving the EU. The SDLP Spokesperson on Agriculture was speaking as the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly set on trying to ignore the law forcing him to seek an extension to … Continue reading McGlone: Britain Must Seek Further Extension to Brexit Deadline

McGlone Calls for Improved Road Safety Measures on Aughrim Road

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called for the introduction of road safety measures on the Aughrim Road to deal with increased traffic following the opening of the first phase of the new A6 dual carriageway from Randalstown to Toome. The Mid Ulster MLA has written to the Department for Infrastructure about the … Continue reading McGlone Calls for Improved Road Safety Measures on Aughrim Road

McGlone Meets Department for the Economy Officials on Project Stratum

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has met with Colin Lewis, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Department for the Economy to discuss the implementation of Project Stratum and improvements in accessibility to broadband provision in rural areas. The Mid Ulster MLA met with the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Department’s headquarters in Netherleigh, Belfast. … Continue reading McGlone Meets Department for the Economy Officials on Project Stratum

McGlone: Concerns over Impact of proposed EU-Mercosur Deal on Farming and Environment

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said there is growing concern over the potential impact of the proposed EU-Mercosur trade deal will have on local farmers and the environment. The SDLP party spokesperson on farming and agriculture was speaking after the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, faced questions in the Dáil about … Continue reading McGlone: Concerns over Impact of proposed EU-Mercosur Deal on Farming and Environment

SDLP seeks DVA Meeting over MOT Fiasco

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said the long waiting times for MOT appointments currently experienced by motorists is unacceptable. The party is seeking an urgent meeting with the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) to resolve the issue. Mr McGlone said, "The SDLP have requested an urgent meeting with DVA to put an … Continue reading SDLP seeks DVA Meeting over MOT Fiasco

McGlone: Concern at Proposed Closure of Foyle Hilton Meat Processing Facility in Cookstown

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has expressed concern at the sudden announcement of the proposed closure of the Foyle Hilton meat processing facility in Cookstown. Mr McGlone said, "The announcement by Foyle Food Group of the proposed closure of the Foyle Hilton meat processing facility in Cookstown by the end of August will … Continue reading McGlone: Concern at Proposed Closure of Foyle Hilton Meat Processing Facility in Cookstown

McGlone Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Giant Following Passing of Ivan Cooper

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has paid tribute to the life and legacy of Civil Rights giant Ivan Cooper following the sad news of his passing today. The Mid Ulster MLA said that Ivan Cooper’s driving ambition was to deliver civil rights, equality and fairness for people regardless of their background. Mr McGlone … Continue reading McGlone Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Giant Following Passing of Ivan Cooper

Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments

A block has been placed on a home insulation scheme set up to address fuel poverty in the private sector. A delay has been placed by the Department for Communities on the Affordable Warmth Scheme - the scheme was set up to provide home insulation, draught proofing, heating and boiler replacements. The Mid-Ulster MLA, Patsy … Continue reading Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments