McGlone: Serious questions remain in case of Dr Tamara Bronckaers

SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone has said that there are still serious questions for the civil service to answer following further developments in the case of the whistle-blower Dr Tamara Bronckaers. The Mid Ulster MLA said, “Following the reports this morning of further developments in the case of Dr Tamara Bronckaers, it is clear that there … Continue reading McGlone: Serious questions remain in case of Dr Tamara Bronckaers

AQW 30392/17-22 – Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Sheep Farmers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what measures are being taken to support sheep farmers in the Future Agricultural Policy Proposals. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The public consultation on my Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Northern Ireland closed on 15 February 2022. The … Continue reading AQW 30392/17-22 – Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Sheep Farmers

AQW 30393/17-22 – Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Small Farmers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what measures are being taken within the Future Agricultural Policy Proposals to support small farmers with holdings less than 10 hectares. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The consultation exercise seeking stakeholder views on my Future Agricultural Policy proposals … Continue reading AQW 30393/17-22 – Future Agricultural Policy Proposals for Small Farmers

McGlone Welcomes Climate Change Legislation in North

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has welcomed the Climate Change Bill for Northern Ireland passing its final stage in the Assembly this week. “I’m very relieved that the legislative process on climate change has come to a conclusion. Everyone accepts the need to help address the need for action on climate change and … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Climate Change Legislation in North

AQO 2814/17-22 – Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for an update on the operation of the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: The Avian Influenza outbreak across the British Isles has been ongoing for 34 days now since the first confirmation in a … Continue reading AQO 2814/17-22 – Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

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 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 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