AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail on the firms and companies paid a total of £361,000 by his Department in compensation for lack of progress in developing the ports of entry infrastructure. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The compensation payments referred to … Continue reading AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

AQW 11718/17-22 – Wet Pubs Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when a scheme to support wet pubs will open. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The Wet Pubs Business Support Scheme opened on 11 January 2021. Eligible businesses were invited to apply and paid for qualifying weeks that they were forced to close … Continue reading AQW 11718/17-22 – Wet Pubs Business Support Scheme

AQW 26010/17-22 – Financial support for COVID Status Certification

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what financial support will be made available to businesses negatively impacted by the introduction of COVID Status Certification in Domestic Settings. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: A significant amount of support has been provided by the Executive to the sectors affected since the start … Continue reading AQW 26010/17-22 – Financial support for COVID Status Certification

AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what his Department is doing to address domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Pressures on domiciliary care services continue as demand outstrips supply. The pressures faced by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust are … Continue reading AQW 25575/17-22 – Domiciliary care in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust

AQW 24843/17-22 – Lower utility costs for social housing

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what mechanisms are in place for social housing providers to ensure that their tenants have access to a competitive utility market. Minister for Communities: My Department’s responsibility is to ensure that social housing properties have a fit for purpose heating system. The current Housing … Continue reading AQW 24843/17-22 – Lower utility costs for social housing

AQO 2702/17-22 – Banning the sale of gas boilers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy whether he intends to introduce legislation to ban the sale of gas boilers for home heating from 2035, similar to that published by the British Government on 19th October 2021. Minister for the Economy: I am pleased that our local businesses are open … Continue reading AQO 2702/17-22 – Banning the sale of gas boilers

AQW 24840/17-22 – Help with rising energy costs

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities, in light of rising energy costs, what provision will be made within the benefits system to provide an additional domestic heating payment for people on lower income. Minister for Communities: The Social Fund Cold Weather Payment Scheme provides a one off payment of £25 … Continue reading AQW 24840/17-22 – Help with rising energy costs

AQW 24368/17-22 – GP Local Enhanced Service

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health (i) how many GP practices in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust have signed up to a Local Enhanced Service in order to provide a mild to moderate counselling service within their practice; (ii) how many GP practices are yet to consider an … Continue reading AQW 24368/17-22 – GP Local Enhanced Service