Community United in Solidarity on Sperrin Gold-Mining Proposals

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has highlighted concerns about the potential impact of gold-mining in the Sperrins on the health of the local people. The Mid Ulster MLA was speaking after attending a community meeting in Falagloon Hall in Maghera. Mr McGlone said, “The ongoing gold-mining proposals in the Sperrins are causing understandable … Continue reading Community United in Solidarity on Sperrin Gold-Mining Proposals

SDLP Delegation meets DAERA Permanent Secretary

SDLP Agriculture Spokesperson Patsy McGlone MLA has led a delegation to meet with the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to discuss the challenges facing the Agri-food sector in the mouth of Brexit. The delegation included MLAs John Dallat and Mark H Durkan. The MLA for Mid-Ulster commented, "As has … Continue reading SDLP Delegation meets DAERA Permanent Secretary

AQW 7625/16-21 – Impact of Brexit on the Environmental Protection Policies

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster):  To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to outline whether her Department has undertaken any scoping exercise in relation to Environmental protection policies and the impact of Brexit. (AQW 7625/16-21) Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs:  My Department continues to carry out a detailed analysis of the … Continue reading AQW 7625/16-21 – Impact of Brexit on the Environmental Protection Policies