McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

SDLP Rural Communities Spokesperson Patsy McGlone has said the British government must return the EU’s act of good faith in negotiations over the Protocol. Mr McGlone was speaking after the EU extended grace periods around the sale of veterinary medicines to the North from Britain. Mr McGlone said the move would be a relief to … Continue reading McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

AQW 4187/22-27 – Replacement for the European Social Fund

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what urgent measures are being taken to establish funding to replace the loss of the European Social Fund Programme. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: The British Governments centralised approach to the replacement of EU Funds has crystallised a significant loss of spending power for … Continue reading AQW 4187/22-27 – Replacement for the European Social Fund

McGlone: Johnson’s reckless Protocol legislation will wreck livelihoods

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said the British government’s Protocol legislation would put livelihoods in the North at risk. He was speaking after the NI Dairy Council said the Protocol was working for the industry, and urged the government against changes to the current trade rules. Mr McGlone said the performance of the … Continue reading McGlone: Johnson’s reckless Protocol legislation will wreck livelihoods

AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail on the firms and companies paid a total of £361,000 by his Department in compensation for lack of progress in developing the ports of entry infrastructure. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The compensation payments referred to … Continue reading AQW 25782/17-22 – Compensation payments for delays in developing the ports of entry infrastructure

AQW 21675/17-22 – £5m underspend on Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline the reason for the £5m underspend in the allocation of funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: A £4.9 million underspend against the capital budget of … Continue reading AQW 21675/17-22 – £5m underspend on Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 21676/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what was the total allocation of funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol, in the last twelve months. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: £13.0 million Capital and £3.0 million Resource was allocated to … Continue reading AQW 21676/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what assurances has he sought that the funding for boundary regulatory inspection capability work relating to the Brexit Protocol, that his Department returned to the UK Treasury, will be available when required. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: DAERA … Continue reading AQW 21674/17-22 – Funding for Brexit Protocol Inspections

AQW 19867/17-22 – Representations on proposed trade agreement with Australia

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what representations he has made to the UK Government on the proposed trade agreement with Australia. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I have been clear that a trade agreement with Australia should see current standards maintained and that … Continue reading AQW 19867/17-22 – Representations on proposed trade agreement with Australia