AQW 15638/17-22 – Halting work on the new permanent border control posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with Executive colleagues and others (i) before; and (ii) after his unilateral decision to halt work on the new permanent border control posts required by the Withdrawal Agreement. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: … Continue reading AQW 15638/17-22 – Halting work on the new permanent border control posts

AQW 15637/17-22 – Cost of New Border Control Posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what is the cost to date of the preparations on the new permanent border control posts at ports of entry required by the Withdrawal Agreement. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Up to the end of January 2021, the … Continue reading AQW 15637/17-22 – Cost of New Border Control Posts

AQW 15636/17-22 – Legal Advice on Preparations for New Border Control Posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, pursuant to AQW 7116/17-22, what additional legal advice he has received should he fail to make the preparations for the new permanent border control posts at ports of entry required by the Withdrawal Agreement. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural … Continue reading AQW 15636/17-22 – Legal Advice on Preparations for New Border Control Posts

AQW 15639/17-22 – Legal advice on preparations for the new permanent border control posts

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what legal advice he has sought should he fail to make the preparations for the new permanent border control posts at ports of entry required by the Withdrawal Agreement. [Priority Written] Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My officials … Continue reading AQW 15639/17-22 – Legal advice on preparations for the new permanent border control posts

McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming

SDLP Agriculture Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has branded statutory rules introduced by the AERA Minister today as a ‘missed opportunity’ to set out a bold new vision for farming and rural communities. The Mid Ulster MLA said that Brexit has already cost farming communities £50m in loss of Rural Development and Bovine TD eradication funds. … Continue reading McGlone: Minister has missed opportunity to set out vision for future of farming

AQW 13308/17-22 – Travel Document Requirements for Assistance Dog Owners

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs how his Department plans to enforce the new requirements for documents for assistance dog owners to travel between Northern Ireland and Britain. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The EU Pet Travel Regulation (Regulation (EU) 576/2013) details the documentary, … Continue reading AQW 13308/17-22 – Travel Document Requirements for Assistance Dog Owners

AQW 12230/17-22 – Rural Development Funding

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what is the anticipated shortfall in funding as a consequence of the exit from the EU. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: In relation to future Rural Development funding, Northern Ireland will lose out on £34 million of funding … Continue reading AQW 12230/17-22 – Rural Development Funding

AQW 12715/17-22 – Post-Brexit Duty on Steel Imports

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance what communication he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the post-Brexit introduction of a 25 per cent duty on steel imports from GB to Northern Ireland. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: I have not engaged with the Chancellor on this issue. … Continue reading AQW 12715/17-22 – Post-Brexit Duty on Steel Imports