AQW 29564/17-22 – Accidents A6 Roundabout Castledawson

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure how many accidents have occurred at the roundabout on the A6 at Castledawson, in the last two years. Minister for Infrastructure: The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is the authority responsible for gathering information associated with road traffic collisions. They periodically share relevant … Continue reading AQW 29564/17-22 – Accidents A6 Roundabout Castledawson

AQWs on Childcare Provision

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): (AQW 28471 17-22) To ask the Minister of Education what plans does she have to match the number of hours of free childcare or pre-school education provided in England, Scotland, and Wales; (AQW 28472 17-22) To ask the Minister of Education when was the last independent review of the provision … Continue reading AQWs on Childcare Provision

AQW 28475 /17-22 – Extension of Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, what support will be made available to hotels financially impacted by the introduction of Covid-related restrictions. Minister for the Economy: Whilst the Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme agreed by the Executive before Christmas was warmly welcomed, there was huge disappointment and frustration that hotels … Continue reading AQW 28475 /17-22 – Extension of Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme

AQW 27732/17-22 – Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what urgent measures are being taken to deliver a working application system for the Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme. [Priority Written] Minister for Communities: As a contributor my Department is and will remain fully engaged with Bryson Care, as scheme operator, to ensure the overall … Continue reading AQW 27732/17-22 – Emergency Fuel Payment Scheme

AQO 2946/17-22 – Minimum age of criminal responsibility

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice whether she intends to progress measures to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility in line with the recommendation of the Review of the Youth Justice System and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. Minister of Justice: I have been … Continue reading AQO 2946/17-22 – Minimum age of criminal responsibility

AQW 27659/17-22 – Section 76 Planning Agreements

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities how much money has been collected by her Department though Section 76 Planning Agreements; and to detail how and where this money has been spent. Minister for Communities: My Department has had no involvement in Section 76 Planning Agreements and, therefore, has collected no … Continue reading AQW 27659/17-22 – Section 76 Planning Agreements

AQW 27657/17-22 – Furniture poverty

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Communities what studies and research her Department has undertaken into the impact of furniture poverty in social rented and private rented dwellings. Minister for Communities: The ‘Assessment of the need for furniture provision for new NIHE tenants’, which was published by the Housing Executive considers … Continue reading AQW 27657/17-22 – Furniture poverty

AQW 27660/17-22 – Substitute Teachers Qualifications

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what measures are being taken to ensure that substitute teachers have the relevant subject qualifications to match the classroom curriculum. Minister of Education: The Department of Education is not the employer of teachers and has no remit to intervene in the day-to-day running of … Continue reading AQW 27660/17-22 – Substitute Teachers Qualifications