AQW 4688/17-22 – Financial Support for Manufacturing Businesses

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, pursuant to AQW 4009/17-22, what further review has been undertaken to develop financial support for manufacturing businesses with a total Net Annual Value over £15,001. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: This is an evolving situation and my Department, along with Executive colleagues, … Continue reading AQW 4688/17-22 – Financial Support for Manufacturing Businesses

AQW 5085/17-22 – Site Inspections of Food Processing Plants

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy how many site inspections of food processing plants have been carried out by the Health and Safety Executive, each week since 14 May 2020. Minister for the Economy: There have been 21 inspections of food processing plants carried out by the Health and … Continue reading AQW 5085/17-22 – Site Inspections of Food Processing Plants

AQW 4023/17-22 – Business Support Grants

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what business support grant is being developed for businesses in rental properties with a total net annual value between £1,591 and £15,000. Minister for the Economy: The Small Business Support Grant is available to businesses who are a sole tenant of a rental … Continue reading AQW 4023/17-22 – Business Support Grants

AQW 4009/17-22 – Business support grants

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what business support grant is being developed for manufacturing businesses with a total net annual value over £15,001. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: There are no specific plans to develop a grant scheme for manufacturing businesses with a Total Net Annual Value (NAV) … Continue reading AQW 4009/17-22 – Business support grants

McGlone asks Minister to introduce Universal Credit mitigation measures

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has written to Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey, to seek protections for people who applied for Universal Credit in the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "I had become aware of a significant number of cases where people in employment and receiving Tax … Continue reading McGlone asks Minister to introduce Universal Credit mitigation measures

McGlone seeks timeline on targeted rates relief

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone has written to Minister for Finance, Conor Murphy, to seek answers on targeted rates relief. The Mid Ulster MLA said, "I welcomed the statement last week from the Finance Minister that he was working with colleagues at Ulster University, to develop a plan for further rates relief, on … Continue reading McGlone seeks timeline on targeted rates relief

McGlone urges Economy Minister to broaden business support

Chair of the Stormont All-Party Group on Construction Patsy McGlone MLA has written to Economy Minister Diane Dodds urging her to broaden business grant support to those with an NAV above £15,000. The Mid Ulster MLA said that many firms eligible for industrial derating with NAV over the current limit for the small business support … Continue reading McGlone urges Economy Minister to broaden business support

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