McGlone: Continued Failure to Support Lough Neagh Fishermen a Disgrace

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has said that the continued failure of the Executive to support Lough Neagh fishermen affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is a disgrace. The Mid Ulster MLA questioned both the Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) and the Minister for Finance in the Assembly this week about … Continue reading McGlone: Continued Failure to Support Lough Neagh Fishermen a Disgrace

AQW 11136/17-22 – COVID-19 Restrictions Business Support Schemes

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when Self Assessed HMRC tax returns will be accepted as proof of income in applications to COVID-19 Restrictions Business Support Schemes. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: Official HMRC correspondence has always been accepted as suitable evidence in support of CRBSS applications, such … Continue reading AQW 11136/17-22 – COVID-19 Restrictions Business Support Schemes

AQW 10876/17-22 – Hospitality Covid Support Schemes

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when applications will open to support schemes for (i) company directors; (ii) wet pubs; (iii) tourism and hospitality; and (iv) bed and breakfasts. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: Applications for the Limited Company Director’s Support Scheme opened at 6pm on Thursday 21 … Continue reading AQW 10876/17-22 – Hospitality Covid Support Schemes

AQW 12517/17-22 – Lough Neagh Fishermen Support

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when payments will commence under the scheme to assist Lough Neagh commercial fishermen. [Priority Written] Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I am currently considering a possible funding package to alleviate the financial impacts of the pandemic on commercial … Continue reading AQW 12517/17-22 – Lough Neagh Fishermen Support

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

AQW 11715/17-22 – Hydrogen economy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to support the Northern Ireland hydrogen economy. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Hydrogen policy lies within the remit of the Department of Economy. Nevertheless, having recently met with a number of stakeholders and … Continue reading AQW 11715/17-22 – Hydrogen economy

AQW 11411/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy how many applications to Part A of the Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme remain unpaid. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: As of 9 December, a total of 623 applications out of the 3,718 submitted to Part A of the Covid Restrictions Business … Continue reading AQW 11411/17-22 – Covid Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what plans are in place to ensure that additional resources allocated to economic recovery. Minister for the Economy: In June of this year I published ‘Rebuilding a Stronger Economy’, a framework to build a more competitive, inclusive and greener economy that delivers higher … Continue reading AQW 10090/17-22 – Economic recovery