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

McGlone urges farm workers to exercise caution as slurry incidents rise

SDLP Farming Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has urged farm workers to be cautious when working with slurry. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "Everyone working on a farm knows how dangerous slurry can be. It’s so easy to become overwhelmed by fumes, putting yourself and others in danger. "Even experienced farm workers need to exercise extra … Continue reading McGlone urges farm workers to exercise caution as slurry incidents rise

McGlone Welcomes Start of Resurfacing of Killybearn Road

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the announcement of the start of resurfacing work on the Killybearn Road, Cookstown. The £150,000 resurfacing scheme will start on Monday 3 June 2019 and will cover approximately 600 metres of the road from Old Coagh Road to Drumgarrel Road. Mr McGlone said, "Having highlighted the … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Start of Resurfacing of Killybearn Road

McGlone Congratulates Mid Ulster SDLP on Successful Election

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has congratulated the successful party candidates who were elected to Mid Ulster Council on May 2. Mr McGlone said, "The SDLP in Mid Ulster had a successful election returning six hard-working councillors to serve their local communities. "Across the board we saw our first preference vote up in … Continue reading McGlone Congratulates Mid Ulster SDLP on Successful Election

McGlone leads delegation to meet DAERA Permanent Secretary

SDLP Spokesperson for Agriculture Patsy McGlone MLA and Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food & The Marine Charlie McConalogue TD led a delegation this week to meet the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to raise concerns about the implications of Brexit on the Agri-food sector. The MLA for Mid … Continue reading McGlone leads delegation to meet DAERA Permanent Secretary

McGlone Urges At Risk Residents in Moyola area to Protect Homes from Flooding

Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has urged local residents in the Moyola catchment area to ensure their homes are protected from the risk of flooding. The MLA for Mid Ulster was speaking after meeting with engineers from the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) Rivers section. Mr McGlone said, "An increasing number of constituents in The Broagh … Continue reading McGlone Urges At Risk Residents in Moyola area to Protect Homes from Flooding

McGlone: No Deal Brexit Would Cause Chaos for Agricultural Sector

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has warned that a No-Deal Brexit would devastate the local economy and cause chaos for the food and agricultural sector. The SDLP Spokesperson on Agriculture was speaking as the British Government published proposals for leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. Mr McGlone said,  "The British Government’s proposals … Continue reading McGlone: No Deal Brexit Would Cause Chaos for Agricultural Sector

SDLP Representatives and Law Centre hold Public Meeting on Welfare Reform

Mid Ulster SDLP representatives along with the Law Centre NI held a well-attended Welfare 'Reform' Public Meeting in Walsh’s Hotel, Maghera on Tuesday 26th February. As well as the Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone and local Councillors, Martin Kearney and Christine McFlynn, the SDLP MLA for East Derry, John Dallat was also present. The meeting … Continue reading SDLP Representatives and Law Centre hold Public Meeting on Welfare Reform