McGlone Seeks Meeting with DAERA over Brexit Preparations

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, is to meet with the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to discuss their preparations for Brexit and beyond 29th March. The Mid Ulster MLA is also to raise the issue of nuclear waste dumping following the publication of video broadcasts by Radioactive … Continue reading McGlone Seeks Meeting with DAERA over Brexit Preparations

SDLP members vote to establish formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the development by the party membership who voted overwhelmingly in favour of establishing a formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil at a special conference in Newry on Saturday. SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone commented, "The SDLP has a strong history of making tough decisions in the interests of the people … Continue reading SDLP members vote to establish formal policy partnership with Fianna Fáil

McGlone: A Partnership for a New Ireland

Mid Ulster SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has expressed his support for proposals put forward by the leadership of the SDLP and Fianna Fáil at the recent partnership launch in Belfast.  McGlone added, "politics is changing across these islands, old responses to new challenges will no longer cut it. Politics has moved onto new ground and … Continue reading McGlone: A Partnership for a New Ireland

SDLP Raise Concerns with Audit Office over Welfare Reforms

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has met with the Auditor General, Kieran Donnelly, to raise concerns over ongoing changes to the welfare system in Northern Ireland. The Mid Ulster MLA accompanied SDLP MLAs, Nichola Mallon and Claire Hanna, at the meeting on Wednesday. Mr McGlone said, "Yesterday Nichola Mallon, Claire Hanna and I … Continue reading SDLP Raise Concerns with Audit Office over Welfare Reforms

McGlone: Continued Political Uncertainty Risks Chaos and Economic Devastation

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has warned that the continued uncertainty over political developments on Brexit and Stormont risks devastating the local economy and causing chaos for the food and agricultural sector. The SDLP Spokesperson on Agriculture was speaking as the British Prime Minister Theresa May began the latest attempt to get approval … Continue reading McGlone: Continued Political Uncertainty Risks Chaos and Economic Devastation

McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has urged the Department of Health to set a date for the development of a new-build mental health facility at the Antrim Area Hospital site. Along with party colleague John Dallat, MLA, Mr McGlone met with Dr Tony Stevens and senior officials at the Northern Health and Social … Continue reading McGlone: Urgent Need for New-build Mental Health Facility at Antrim

SDLP Welcomes Resurfacing Work in Stewartstown

Local SDLP representatives have welcomed the start of resurfacing work along North Street, Stewartstown. In June this year, the SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, contacted the Department for Infrastructure NI requesting an inspection of the road condition in the town. Following that inspection, the Department confirmed that resurfacing work would take place this … Continue reading SDLP Welcomes Resurfacing Work in Stewartstown

SDLP Delegation emphasises cross-departmental involvement in arts in meeting with the Permanent Secretary

An SDLP Delegation led by Patsy McGlone MLA, including Claire Hanna MLA, Pat Catney MLA and Councillor Malachy Quinn met with the Permanent Secretary of the Department for Communities and senior officials to highlight the need for a period of sustained reinvestment in the arts as in the Republic of Ireland and Wales. The MLA … Continue reading SDLP Delegation emphasises cross-departmental involvement in arts in meeting with the Permanent Secretary