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

AQW 27060/17-22 – High Street Scheme card

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy (i) how many people have still not received their High Street Scheme card; and (ii) what plans has he to extend the scheme to allow those who haven’t received it time to spend it. [Priority Written] Minister for the Economy: There were just … Continue reading AQW 27060/17-22 – High Street Scheme card

AQO 2893/17-22 – Assembly Human Resources service

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Assembly Commission for an update on when the human resources service will be available to Members. Assembly Commission: Following the Assembly Commission’s agreement to provide additional Human Resources (HR) support to Members in order to support them in their role as employers, an HR Manager for Members … Continue reading AQO 2893/17-22 – Assembly Human Resources service

AQO 2807/17-22 – Citizens’ Assembly

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister to outline which topic is being considered for the initial Citizens' Assembly, as committed to in New Decade, New Approach. First Minister and deputy First Minister: The decision on any matter to be examined by a Citizens Assembly will be taken … Continue reading AQO 2807/17-22 – Citizens’ Assembly

AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy to outline the current skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster. Minister for the Economy: Skills and general labour shortages are being experienced right across the UK and Northern Ireland. Particular issues are coming to the fore as the economy builds further momentum … Continue reading AQO 2849/17-22 – Skills and labour shortages in Mid Ulster

AQO 2702/17-22 – Banning the sale of gas boilers

Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy whether he intends to introduce legislation to ban the sale of gas boilers for home heating from 2035, similar to that published by the British Government on 19th October 2021. Minister for the Economy: I am pleased that our local businesses are open … Continue reading AQO 2702/17-22 – Banning the sale of gas boilers

McGlone raises serious issues with high street voucher access

Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has expressed concern that some people could struggle to access the high street voucher scheme and has called for urgent action from Stormont Ministers. Anyone over the age of 18 can apply for a £100 pre-paid card through the NI Direct website. While applications … Continue reading McGlone raises serious issues with high street voucher access

McGlone: Legacy issues cannot be solved by closing door on justice

SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has said the British Government cannot be allowed to shut the door on the prospect of truth and justice for victims and survivors. He was speaking at Stormont on Tuesday after an SDLP recall petition to show opposition to the British Government’s proposed amnesty for troubles-related crimes. MLAs backed … Continue reading McGlone: Legacy issues cannot be solved by closing door on justice