McGlone: people with disabilities should not be disadvantaged in the new normal

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has written to the First and deputy First Minister asking what measures have been taken to ensure that people with sight loss or other disabilities are not disadvantaged, as we recover from COVID-19. The Mid Ulster MLA commented, "As we enter the recovery phase, it is crucial that citizens … Continue reading McGlone: people with disabilities should not be disadvantaged in the new normal

McGlone encourages women to seek advice over pension entitlement

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA, Patsy McGlone has encouraged women to seek advice if they feel they are missing out on their state pension entitlement, following a written reply from Communities Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín. The Mid Ulster MLA commented, "In recent months, I have been contacted by numerous women who have experienced a shortfall in … Continue reading McGlone encourages women to seek advice over pension entitlement

McGlone Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Giant Following Passing of Ivan Cooper

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has paid tribute to the life and legacy of Civil Rights giant Ivan Cooper following the sad news of his passing today. The Mid Ulster MLA said that Ivan Cooper’s driving ambition was to deliver civil rights, equality and fairness for people regardless of their background. Mr McGlone … Continue reading McGlone Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Giant Following Passing of Ivan Cooper

McGlone Demands Equality for Sign Language Users

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said that it is disappointing that two years after proposals to grant Irish and British Sign Language official recognition were consulted upon, these proposals have been stopped in their tracks due to the political deadlock. The SDLP MLA said that the current political standoff is not delivering language … Continue reading McGlone Demands Equality for Sign Language Users