AQW 3954/17-22 – Rate Relief Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance when the work with Ulster University Economic Policy Centre on a targeted rate relief scheme will be completed. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance: Ministerial colleagues and I met Mr Hetherington, Director of the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre, today to discuss his draft findings. … Continue reading AQW 3954/17-22 – Rate Relief Scheme

AQW 3739/17-22 – Mortgages and loans during Coronavirus outbreak

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance, in light of the Coronavirus outbreak, what contact he has had with the Treasury or the Bank of England to consider future options to reduce mortgage payments for homeowners or loans to businesses. Minister of Finance: I pressed the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, … Continue reading AQW 3739/17-22 – Mortgages and loans during Coronavirus outbreak

AQW 3813/17-22 – Civil Service Staff Coronavirus Outbreak

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance, in light of the coronavirus outbreak and in the interests of staff welfare, what health and disability audit has been undertaken of staff in the Civil Service in order that people with particular health vulnerabilities may work from home. [Priority Written] Minister of Finance:  … Continue reading AQW 3813/17-22 – Civil Service Staff Coronavirus Outbreak

Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments

A block has been placed on a home insulation scheme set up to address fuel poverty in the private sector. A delay has been placed by the Department for Communities on the Affordable Warmth Scheme - the scheme was set up to provide home insulation, draught proofing, heating and boiler replacements. The Mid-Ulster MLA, Patsy … Continue reading Affordable Warmth Scheme Applications Not Being Approved – McGlone Raises Concerns With Departments

AQW 8712/16-21 – Pay Increase for Libraries NI Staff

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister for Communities for an update on when the 1 per cent pay increase agreed for Libraries NI workers will be implemented. (AQW 8712/16-21) Minister for Communities:  My officials submitted the final Libraries NI Pay Remit for 2016/17 to the Department of Finance (DoF) for its approval on … Continue reading AQW 8712/16-21 – Pay Increase for Libraries NI Staff