AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to provide an update on the Ammonia Strategy for Northern Ireland. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: My Department has developed a comprehensive Ammonia Strategy which I am currently finalising for publication. The draft Ammonia Strategy will propose a … Continue reading AQW 3055/22-27 – Ammonia Strategy

AQW 2273/22-27 – Flood control

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for Infrastructure for an update on all flood alleviation projects in Mid Ulster. Minister for Infrastructure: The Moyola Flood Defence Rehabilitation Scheme which includes the removal of channel silt, aquatic weeds and dense vegetation, to facilitate the upgrading of existing flood defences is being taken forward … Continue reading AQW 2273/22-27 – Flood control

AQW 2017/22-27 – Rural Community Pollinator Grants Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (i) what groups in Mid Ulster applied to the Rural Community Pollinator Grants Scheme; and (ii) what groups were awarded grants. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: In the Mid Ulster constituency, 30 groups applied to the Rural Community … Continue reading AQW 2017/22-27 – Rural Community Pollinator Grants Scheme

AQW 1975/22-27 – School Pollinator Garden Scheme

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to detail the schools in Mid Ulster that have benefited from the School Pollinator Garden Scheme. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: In the Mid Ulster constituency, 18 groups were granted awards under the Schools Pollinator Garden Scheme. The … Continue reading AQW 1975/22-27 – School Pollinator Garden Scheme

McGlone Welcomes Climate Change Legislation in North

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster Patsy McGlone has welcomed the Climate Change Bill for Northern Ireland passing its final stage in the Assembly this week. “I’m very relieved that the legislative process on climate change has come to a conclusion. Everyone accepts the need to help address the need for action on climate change and … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Climate Change Legislation in North

McGlone Welcomes Assembly Support for Fracking Ban

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has welcomed the Assembly’s support for a ban on onshore fracking in the North. Although the second stage of the Onshore Fracking (Prohibition) Bill was agreed on Tuesday it is unlikely to make it into law before the end of the current Assembly term. Speaking after the debate … Continue reading McGlone Welcomes Assembly Support for Fracking Ban

McGlone Criticises Awarding of Dalradian Prospecting Licences

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has criticised the decision by DUP Economy Minister Gordon Lyons to award two new mineral prospecting licences to Dalradian Gold Limited. The Mid Ulster MLA said the SDLP remained firmly opposed to the practice and the DUP Minister was failing to take the views of local communities on … Continue reading McGlone Criticises Awarding of Dalradian Prospecting Licences

AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when will he establish the Independent Environmental Protection Agency, as agreed in New Decade, New Approach. Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: I believe that good environmental governance is about focusing on environmental outcomes and taking a strategic approach … Continue reading AQW 21673/17-22 – Independent Environmental Protection Agency