AQW 3056/22-27 – Biodiversity Strategy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for an update on the Biodiversity Strategy for Northern Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The Biodiversity Strategy for Northern Ireland is being developed through a co-design process of engagement with a wide range of key stakeholders. The … Continue reading AQW 3056/22-27 – Biodiversity Strategy

AQW 2861/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payments

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what provision can be made within Farm Sustainability Payments for holdings of less than five hectares where established intense farm activity takes place. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Earlier this year, following a comprehensive consultation exercise, I announced … Continue reading AQW 2861/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payments

AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to provide an update on the Ammonia Strategy for Northern Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My Department has developed a comprehensive Ammonia Strategy which I am currently finalising for publication. The draft Ammonia Strategy will propose a … Continue reading AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

AQW 2226/22-27 – Register of banned animal cruelty offenders

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what date the decision was taken to stop the development of a register of banned animal cruelty offenders; and to detail the reasons behind the decision. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The Department of Justice holds the information … Continue reading AQW 2226/22-27 – Register of banned animal cruelty offenders

AQW 2462/22-27 – Rural funding in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the amount of funding provided for rural projects by his Department in Mid Ulster, in each of the last five years. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Funding support for rural projects provided by my Department in … Continue reading AQW 2462/22-27 – Rural funding in Mid Ulster

AQW 2275/22-27 – Animal cruelty offenders register

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether he has sought legal advice on the development of a banned animal cruelty offenders register. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I have not sought legal advice on the development of a register of animal welfare offenders. ENDS

AQW 2271/22-27 – Animal cruelty offenders register

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Justice what discussions she has had with the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on the development of a banned animal cruelty offenders register. Minister of Justice: Policy responsibility for the welfare of animals sits with the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs … Continue reading AQW 2271/22-27 – Animal cruelty offenders register

AQW 2016/22-27 – Landfill sites in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the licensed landfill sites in Mid Ulster. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Landfill sites in Northern Ireland are classified either as; hazardous, non-hazardous or inert waste as required under Article 4 of the Landfill Directive. I … Continue reading AQW 2016/22-27 – Landfill sites in Mid Ulster