McGlone: Strategic Plan needed for Sustainable Future

Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that rural communities need a strategic plan to build a sustainable path to economic recovery. The SDLP spokesperson on Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs was speaking after this week’s Assembly debate on the 2021-22 budget. Mr McGlone said, “The one-year roll-over budget … Continue reading McGlone: Strategic Plan needed for Sustainable Future

AQW 10087/17-22 – UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in relation to the recent meeting of the UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive joint board, what assessment they have made of the progress being made on transformation in the areas of (i) health; (ii) education; and (iii) justice. First Minister and deputy … Continue reading AQW 10087/17-22 – UK Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board

AQW 3524/17-22 – Education budget for cleansing in schools

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education what extra budget provision is being made for soap, anti-bacterial and other cleansing materials in schools. Minister of Education:  I appreciate that this unprecedented situation is an extremely challenging time for schools and all our partners in the education sector. In conjunction with the … Continue reading AQW 3524/17-22 – Education budget for cleansing in schools

McGlone: Urgent Action Needed to Address Failure to Meet Patient Demand

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has called for urgent action to address the failure of the Health Service to meet patient demand for treatment. The Mid Ulster MLA was speaking after the Western Trust admitted in correspondence that a lack of resources meant they were unable to see or treat all patients referred … Continue reading McGlone: Urgent Action Needed to Address Failure to Meet Patient Demand

AQW 8736/16-21 – Homecare Provision Provided by Health and Social Care Trust

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health to detail the total cost to each Health and Social Care Trust of (i) homecare provision provided directly by the Trust; and (ii) homecare provision provided by the private or independent sector, for each of the last five years. (AQW 8736/16-21) Minister of Health:  The … Continue reading AQW 8736/16-21 – Homecare Provision Provided by Health and Social Care Trust

AQW 7143/16-21 – Pay Increase for Health Service Workers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Health pursuant to AQW 2239/16-21, for an update on when the 1per cent pay increase agreed for Health Service workers will be implemented, given that it was anticipated to be paid in early autumn. (AQW 7143/16-21) Minister of Health:  The vast majority of staff received their … Continue reading AQW 7143/16-21 – Pay Increase for Health Service Workers