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

AQW 11947/17-22 – Covid-19 Restrictions Business Support Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) how many applications have been received for Part B of the Covid-19 Restrictions Business Support Scheme; and (ii) how many of those applications have been paid. [Asked 11/12/2020] Minister for the Economy: The Covid Restrictions Business Support schemes Part B opened to … Continue reading AQW 11947/17-22 – Covid-19 Restrictions Business Support Scheme

AQW 28475 /17-22 – Extension of Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy, what support will be made available to hotels financially impacted by the introduction of Covid-related restrictions. Minister for the Economy: Whilst the Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme agreed by the Executive before Christmas was warmly welcomed, there was huge disappointment and frustration that hotels … Continue reading AQW 28475 /17-22 – Extension of Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme

AQW 27060/17-22 – High Street Scheme card

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) how many people have still not received their High Street Scheme card; and (ii) what plans has he to extend the scheme to allow those who haven’t received it time to spend it. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: There were just … Continue reading AQW 27060/17-22 – High Street Scheme card

AQO 2863/17-22 – Additional COVID-19 funding for childcare sector

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Education to outline the additional funding that will be provided to the childcare sector due to COVID-19 pressures. Minister of Education: From 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2021, my Department paid approximately £37m Covid-19 funding to the childcare sector via two separate funding schemes … Continue reading AQO 2863/17-22 – Additional COVID-19 funding for childcare sector

AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy to outline the current skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster. Minister for the Economy: Skills and general labour shortages are being experienced right across the UK and Northern Ireland. Particular issues are coming to the fore as the economy builds further momentum … Continue reading AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

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