McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

SDLP Rural Communities Spokesperson Patsy McGlone has said the British government must return the EU’s act of good faith in negotiations over the Protocol. Mr McGlone was speaking after the EU extended grace periods around the sale of veterinary medicines to the North from Britain. Mr McGlone said the move would be a relief to … Continue reading McGlone: British government must return EU act of good faith

AQW 4362/22-27 – Utility Companies failed road inspections

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure how many times utility providers have been instructed by his Department to repair the road surface in Mid Ulster, in each of the last five years. Minister for Infrastructure: Utility companies are responsible for the permanent reinstatement of roads to an agreed specification. When … Continue reading AQW 4362/22-27 – Utility Companies failed road inspections

AQW 2861/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payments

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what provision can be made within Farm Sustainability Payments for holdings of less than five hectares where established intense farm activity takes place. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Earlier this year, following a comprehensive consultation exercise, I announced … Continue reading AQW 2861/22-27 – Farm Sustainability Payments

AQW 2729/22-27 – Promoting Mid Ulster as Tourist Destination

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy what steps his Department is taking to promote Mid Ulster as part of Northern Ireland’s tourism product. Minister for the Economy: Tourism NI continues to promote Northern Ireland (NI) as a leading tourism and short break destination since the lifting of travel restrictions, … Continue reading AQW 2729/22-27 – Promoting Mid Ulster as Tourist Destination

AQW 2462/22-27 – Rural funding in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the amount of funding provided for rural projects by his Department in Mid Ulster, in each of the last five years. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Funding support for rural projects provided by my Department in … Continue reading AQW 2462/22-27 – Rural funding in Mid Ulster

McGlone welcomes PEACE PLUS programme funding

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has welcomed a commitment from the EU to invest €235m in Ireland through the PEACE PLUS programme. PEACE PLUS is a new cross-border EU programme to strengthen peace and reconciliation and cross-border cooperation. It replaces previous INTERREG and PEACE funding. The investment will be targeted in a number of … Continue reading McGlone welcomes PEACE PLUS programme funding

AQW 2225/22-27 – Apprenticeships in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy how many people are enrolled in an apprenticeship in Mid Ulster, broken down by (i) sector; and (ii) gender. Minister for the Economy: My Department provides funding through the ApprenticeshipsNI (AppsNI) and Higher Level Apprenticeships (HLA) programmes for the delivery of off the … Continue reading AQW 2225/22-27 – Apprenticeships in Mid Ulster

AQW 909/22-27 – Tourism NI Budget

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy when a capital budget will be made available to Tourism NI for new projects in 2022/23. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: The Draft 22-25 Budget has not been approved by the Executive and therefore my Department had only been able to initially … Continue reading AQW 909/22-27 – Tourism NI Budget