AQW 10089/17-22 – Aerospace Industry

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what recent discussions she has held with (i) industry representatives; and (ii) the UK Government on an aerospace industry taskforce to help safeguard jobs in Northern Ireland. Minister for the Economy: I meet aerospace industry representatives and the sector body, ADS, on a … Continue reading AQW 10089/17-22 – Aerospace Industry

AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what contingency is being made for financial support for sectors that will be substantially affected by restrictions in the run up to the Christmas and New Year periods. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: My Department's Localised Restrictions Support Scheme will be extended to provide … Continue reading AQW 10608/17-22 – Financial Support for Businesses for Christmas and New Year periods

AQW 10015/17-22 – Banning of single-use plastics

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with his counterpart in the Irish Government on the banning of single-use plastics on the island of Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: At the 4 November British-Irish Council (BIC) Environment sector Ministerial … Continue reading AQW 10015/17-22 – Banning of single-use plastics

AQW 10012/17-22 – Farm safety

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what actions his Department is taking to highlight the importance of farm safety. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Agriculture is our most dangerous industry and has consistently held a poor safety record in relation to deaths and serious … Continue reading AQW 10012/17-22 – Farm safety

AQO 1140/17-22 – Lease agreements for points of entry facilities post-Brexit

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the progress his Department has made in securing the relevant lease agreements for suitable site locations for points of entry facilities before the end of the transition period. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: After a period … Continue reading AQO 1140/17-22 – Lease agreements for points of entry facilities post-Brexit

AQW 10088/17-22 – Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice whether she has been formally consulted by the UK Government regarding the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill 2019-21; and, if so, whether she will publish (i) her Department's response; and (ii) details of any other correspondence or discussions she has had with … Continue reading AQW 10088/17-22 – Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill

AQW 10013/17-22 – Mental health and wellbeing amongst farmers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what initiatives his Department is undertaking to promote better mental health and wellbeing amongst farmers. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation (TRPSI) Framework supports the development and delivery of initiatives to address … Continue reading AQW 10013/17-22 – Mental health and wellbeing amongst farmers

AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what discussions he has had with the British and Irish Governments on the way in which the SEUPB will operate post-Brexit. Minister of Finance: The SEUPB role is to implement the current PEACE IV and INTERREG VA programmes and to develop and implement the … Continue reading AQW 10014/17-22 – SEUPB Post-Brexit