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

McGlone: Johnson’s reckless Protocol legislation will wreck livelihoods

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said the British government’s Protocol legislation would put livelihoods in the North at risk. He was speaking after the NI Dairy Council said the Protocol was working for the industry, and urged the government against changes to the current trade rules. Mr McGlone said the performance of the … Continue reading McGlone: Johnson’s reckless Protocol legislation will wreck livelihoods

AQW 612/22-27 – Mid Ulster Council Local Development Plan 2030

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for an update on the Local Development Plan 2030 Draft Plan Strategy submitted to the Department by Mid Ulster Council. Minister for Infrastructure: Mid Ulster’s draft Plan Strategy 2030 remains under consideration. Additional information was received from the Council in February 2022 and this … Continue reading AQW 612/22-27 – Mid Ulster Council Local Development Plan 2030

AQW 626/22-27 – Cost of Living support package

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Finance how the Cost of Living support package announced by the Chancellor on 26 May 2022 will be distributed. Minister of Finance: The package of measures announced by the Chancellor on 26th May included the following financial support: - £650 for those on low income … Continue reading AQW 626/22-27 – Cost of Living support package