AQW 23781/17-22 – Review of Foster Care Allowances

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when the review of Foster Care Allowances will take place for 2021/22, in line with the provisions set out in Section 17 of the UK National Standards for Foster Care. Minister of Health: The Annual Review of Foster Care Allowances was undertaken by the … Continue reading AQW 23781/17-22 – Review of Foster Care Allowances

AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice for an update on the development of new legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour, following the 2018 consultation Anti-social Behaviour Legislation in Northern Ireland. Minister of Justice: Responsibility for anti-social behaviour (ASB) legislation sits across a number of Government Departments and my officials are currently … Continue reading AQO 2521/17-22 – Anti-social Behaviour Legislation

AQW 23293/17-22 – Health Workers Special Recognition Payment

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health when the special recognition payment for health workers will be provided to health care professionals in the private sector. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: Work to deliver this payment to staff in the independent sector has proven to be complex and challenging and we … Continue reading AQW 23293/17-22 – Health Workers Special Recognition Payment

AQO 2132/17-22 – COVID-19 recovery plan

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister to outline a timetable for the publication and implementation of the Executive’s COVID-19 recovery plan. First Minister and deputy First Minister: There are three key programmes of work in the Executive’s roadmap to Recovery: lifting restrictions; short to medium term recovery; … Continue reading AQO 2132/17-22 – COVID-19 recovery plan

AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when will he establish the Independent Environmental Protection Agency, as agreed in New Decade, New Approach. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I believe that good environmental governance is about focusing on environmental outcomes and taking a strategic approach … Continue reading AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency

AQW 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health what measures his Department will take in conjunction with the Northern Health and Social Care Trust to address the stresses in provision of domiciliary care packages. [Priority Written] Minister of Health: There are a range of challenges facing the domiciliary care sector at this … Continue reading AQW 21930/17-22 – Provision of domiciliary care packages

AQW 22105/17-22 – Development of the Covid-19 Vaccine App/Certification

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Health how many private businesses or external agencies have been involved in the development of the Covid-19 Vaccine App/Certification; and to detail the expenditure with these businesses and agencies. Minister of Health: The Digital Health & Care NI (DHCNI) partnership, comprising staff from the Department … Continue reading AQW 22105/17-22 – Development of the Covid-19 Vaccine App/Certification

AQO 2393/17-22 – People trafficking in Northern Ireland

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice what measures are being considered to raise public awareness of the continuing incidents of people trafficking in Northern Ireland. Minister of Justice: Equipping Northern Ireland to identify and eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking is a key priority for my Department. My clear commitment … Continue reading AQO 2393/17-22 – People trafficking in Northern Ireland